Monday January 08, 1906
US date format: 1/8/1906, UK date format: 8/1/1906
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It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 8, 1906). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Jan A and Serge Poliakoff.
Donkey Skin, directed by Jacques Demy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 08, 1906?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- A landslide in Haverstraw, New York, caused by the excavation of clay along the Hudson River, kills 20 people.