Wednesday August 17, 1904

US date format: 8/17/1904, UK date format: 17/8/1904

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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 1904). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include John Hay Whitney and John Whitney. La Danse du diable, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904
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Movies

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La Danse du diable

La Danse du diable

Drama in the Air

Drama in the Air

Orla and His Trained Dogs

Orla and His Trained Dogs

Iroquois Theatre Fire in Chicago

Iroquois Theatre Fire in Chicago

The Moonshiner

The Moonshiner

Directed by: Wallace McCutcheon

Starring: Wallace McCutcheon, Harold Vosburgh

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 17, 1904?


Holidays

  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes

Events

  • Russo-Japanese War: A Japanese infantry charge fails to take Port Arthur.

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Music charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - Good-Bye, Fedora

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