Friday December 11, 1908
US date format: 12/11/1908, UK date format: 11/12/1908
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It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 11, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Manoel de Oliveira and Elliot Carter.
A Christmas Carol, directed by Brian Desmond Hurst, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 11, 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)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 11, 1908?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Frank Stanley & Henry Burr - Rainbow