Thursday 17 October 1907
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marcel Barbu and Barbara Watters.
Mister Wiskey, directed by Eugene Py, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Marcel Barbu: French politician.
- Barbara Watters: American astrologer who took up the field in 1957 after previously being an author of novels: a graduate of the University of Chicago.
- Guglielmo Marconi's company begins the first commercial transatlantic wireless service between Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada and Clifden, Ireland.
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