Saturday 17 October 1908
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Catherine Hamilton and Hjördis Petterson.
En färd på Kinda kanal, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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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
- Catherine Hamilton: Scottish noted family, adoptive mother/natural grandmother of murderer/ suicide Thomas Watt Hamilton of Dunblane school massacre.
- Hjördis Petterson: Swedish actress (d. 1988).
- Red Rolfe: American baseball player coach and manager (d. 1969).
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