Monday August 17, 1908
US date format: 8/17/1908, UK date format: 17/8/1908
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It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 17, 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.
- Kurt Hessenberg: Composer.