Wednesday 17 June 1908
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James MacDonald and Evalyn Knapp.
Los carreros, directed by Eugene Py, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
while The Barrier by Rex Beach 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 June 1908 ?
- 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.
- James MacDonald: Scottish botanist, professor of botany and author of "Introduction to Mycology" released in 1951 as well as other science papers.
- Evalyn Knapp
- Frank Sully: St. Louis, Missouri -- Actor (Along Came Jones, Phantom Thief).
- Jacob "Jimmy" Herman Huizinga: Journalist / writer.
- John Verrall: Composer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1908 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- She's the Fairest Little Flower Old Dixie Ever Grew - Frank Stanley & Henry Burr
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