Monday 17 August 1908
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kurt Hessenberg .
while The Lure of the Mask by Harold MacGrath 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 17 August 1908 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Bank of Italy opens new headquarters at Clay and Montgomery.
- Fantasmagorie, the first animated cartoon, realized by Emile Cohl, is shown in Paris.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1908 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Love, and the World is Mine - Henry Burr
- Peerless Quartet - Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming
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