Wednesday June 17, 1908
US date format: 6/17/1908, UK date format: 17/6/1908
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 James MacDonald and Evalyn Knapp.
Romeo and Juliet, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, 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 June 17, 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 17, 1908?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Lucy Isabelle Marsh - The Glow-Worm