Sunday 20 December 1908
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Giulio Cesare and Norman Hackforth.
Animated Matches, directed by mile Cohl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
while The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 December 1908 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Giulio Cesare: Brero composer.
- Norman Hackforth: broadcaster.
- Angel Acosta Zurita: Catholic priest, was executed on 25 July 1931, at the beginning of the religious persecution of Veracruz led by Governor Adalberto Tejeda.
- Dennis Morgan: American actor and leading man who was also an opera singer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1908 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- There's No Moon Like the Honeymoon - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
- The Herd Girl's Dream - George Stehl, Marshall Lufsky & Paul Surth
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