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Monday 17 August 1908

US date format: 8/17/1908, UK date format: 17/8/1908

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 17, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kurt Hessenberg . His First Job, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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His First Job

Directed by: Georges Méliès

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Robin Hood

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

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Lost and Found

Directed by: Philip Hunt

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The Blue Bird

Directed by: Walter Lang

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Directed by: Benni Diez

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Historical Events

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  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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  • Bank of Italy opens new headquarters at Clay and Montgomery.
  • Fantasmagorie, the first animated cartoon, realized by Emile Cohl, is shown in Paris.

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Planetary positions on August 17, 1908 - Geocentric view

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