Thursday October 08, 1903
US date format: 10/8/1903, UK date format: 8/10/1903
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 8, 1903). 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 Lina Radke and Georgy Geshev.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 08, 1903?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 08, 1903?
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- Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan - Parody on Hiawatha