Friday October 21, 1904

US date format: 10/21/1904, UK date format: 21/10/1904

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 21, 1904). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Henri Médus and Patrick Kavanagh. A Railway Tragedy, directed by Unavailable, 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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A Railway Tragedy

Directed by: Unavailable

Nervy Nat Kisses the Bride

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

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Le voyage à travers l'impossible

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès, Fernande Albany, Jehanne d'Alcy, May de Lavergne

An Englishman's Trip to Paris from London


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 21, 1904?


  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
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  • Russo-Japanese War ampndash Dogger Bank incident: The Russian Baltic Fleet fires on British trawlers it mistakes for Japanese torpedo boats in the North Sea.
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Music charts

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

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. Teasing - Bob Roberts

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