Wednesday December 21, 1904

US date format: 12/21/1904, UK date format: 21/12/1904

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 21, 1904). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean Bazaine . The Mermaid, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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The Mermaid

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès

Scarecrow Pump

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Love Will Find a Way

Directed by: Drue Powell

An Interesting Story

Directed by: James Williamson

A Railway Tragedy

Directed by: Unavailable


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 21, 1904?


  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.

    Famous Birthday

  • Jean Bazaine: French painter, designer of stained...
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 21, 1904?

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. My Little Canoe - Henry Burr

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