Friday 11 December 1908
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Elliott Cook Carter Jr New York City and Amon Goth.
Animated Matches, directed by mile Cohl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
while The Lure of the Mask by Harold MacGrath was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 December 1908 ?
- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
- Elliott Cook Carter Jr New York City: New York, composer (Tom and Lily).
- Amon Goth: commandant of Nazi concentration camp (d. 1946).
- Manoel de Oliveira: Portuguese director.
- Manoel De Oliveira: Portuguese film director and screenwriter, born and died in Porto (aged 106).
- Elliott Carter: American composer and academic (d. 2012).
- Hákun Djurhuus: Faroese educator and politician 4th Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (d. 1987)
- Amon Goeth: Austrian Nazi (d. 1946)
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1908 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- If You Cared for Me - Frederic Rose
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