Saturday July 08, 1905
US date format: 7/8/1905, UK date format: 8/7/1905
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 8, 1905). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Leonid Amalrik .
Coney Island at Night, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 08, 1905?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Part of Angel Island allocated for Immigration Detention Center.
- Leonid Amalrik: Russian animator and director (d. 1997).
- Walter Kittredge: American violinist and abolitionist...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 08, 1905?
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- Len Spencer & Ada Jones - Pals