Sunday 12 July 1908
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ernest Burnelle and Johan Franco.
The Fight for Freedom, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
while Mr. Crewe's Career by Winston Churchill 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 12 July 1908 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Ernest Burnelle: Belgian politician.
- Johan Franco: Composer.
- Milton Berlinger (Berle) in Harlem: New York City, USA; American comedian/actor (Texaco Star Theater, "Uncle Miltie", "Mr Television").
- Will Benjamine: American professional astrologer, teacher, writer and lecturer.
- Milton Berle: American comedian whose most successful medium was TV, which he practically dominated from 1948-1956, gaining the nicknames of "Mr.
- Alain Cuny: French actor, who first studied medicine before entering the film industry as a costume and set designer. Cuny started acting in the 1930s. Among his most notable films are Les Visiteurs du soir (1942), Les Amants (The Lovers 1958); La Dolce Vita (1960) and Satyricon (1969), the later two directed by Federico Fellini. During his life, he befriended women such as Hafida Elalama, and many other models and actresses, and literary heroes like Antonin Artaud.
- Michele Sciacca: Italian philosopher. He died on 24 February 1975.
- Richard Evenou: Pl?guien Military man
- Paul Runyan: American golfer and sportscaster (d. 2002)
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1908 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Are You Sincere? - Elise Stevenson
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