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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 17, 1904?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Russo-Japanese War: A Japanese infantry charge fails to take Port Arthur.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 17, 1904?
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- Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan - Good-Bye, Fedora