Saturday August 17, 1907
US date format: 8/17/1907, UK date format: 17/8/1907
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 1907). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Roger Peyrefitte and Marian Viktorovich Koval.
The Dummy, directed by Dante Falconi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 17, 1907?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Bishop forbids Christian membership in Dutch Textile Union
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 17, 1907?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Haydn Quartet - In the Wildwood Where the Blue Bells Grew