Wednesday 14 October 1908
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rudolf Ismayr and Simon Cayla.
Incident from Don Quixote, directed by Georges Mlis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
while The Shuttle by Frances Hodgson Burnett 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 14 October 1908 ?
- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- Rudolf Ismayr: German weightlifter and Olympic champion.
- Simon Cayla: Ouveillan physician.
- Louis Dio: Vannes Military man.
- Pierre Gaume: Quimper physician.
- Ruth Hale: American actress and playwright (d. 2003).
- Baseball Writers Association of America, forms
- Smallest crowd at World Series, 6,210 fans see Cubs beat Tigers
- The Chicago Cubs defeat the Detroit Tigers, 2-0, clinching the World Series. It would be their last one to date.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1908 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Don't Take Me Home - Eddie Morton
- Any Old Port in a Storm - Frank Stanley
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