Sunday January 17, 1904
US date format: 1/17/1904, UK date format: 17/1/1904
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Patsy Ruth Miller and Grant Withers.
Jupiter's Thunderballs, directed by Georges Méliès, 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 January 17, 1904?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard receives its premiere performance at the Moscow Art Theatre.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 17, 1904?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - I Love Only One Girl in the Wide, Wide World