Tuesday March 17, 1908, St. Patrick's Day
US date format: 3/17/1908, UK date format: 17/3/1908
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 17, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include André Larquetoux and Brigitte Helm.
Easy Money, directed by La La King, 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 March 17, 1908?
- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
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- Quickest world heavyweight title fight (Tommy Burns knocks out Jem Roche in 88 seconds).