Thursday May 17, 1906
US date format: 5/17/1906, UK date format: 17/5/1906
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 17, 1906). 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 Belle Stewart and Frederic Prokosch.
The Last Witch, directed by John B. Dolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 17, 1906?
- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 17, 1906?
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- Frank Stanley - Good-Bye, Sweetheart, Good-Bye