Saturday 16 May 1908
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Swami Muktananda and Albert Gazier.
Resa Stockholm-Göteborg genom Göta och Trollhätte kanaler, directed by , 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 16 May 1908 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Swami Muktananda
- Albert Gazier: French politician active in the Resistance during WWII's occupation of France.
- Hilary Preston: editor.
- Mohammed Roem: Indonesian foreign minister (Linggadjati).
- Gurudev Muktananda Baba: Indian mystic and guru in the traditional style who personally had to struggle to overcome a sensual nature on his ascetic path.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1908 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Jimmie and Maggie at The Merry Widow - Len Spencer & Ada Jones
- The Glow-Worm - Victor Orchestra
- My Gal Irene - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
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