Friday June 17, 1904
US date format: 6/17/1904, UK date format: 17/6/1904
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Ralph Bellamy and Georges Arnulf.
The Wonderful Living Fan, 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 June 17, 1904?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 17, 1904?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Bob Roberts - The Ghost That Never Walked
- Haydn Quartet - Blue Bell