Saturday 17 October 1908US date format: 10/17/1908, UK date format: 17/10/1908
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 17, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Frieda Hunziker and Catherine Hamilton.
The Puppet's Nightmare, directed by Émile Cohl, 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