Saturday January 23, 1904
US date format: 1/23/1904, UK date format: 23/1/1904
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 23, 1904). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Anya Seton and Theodor Schaefer.
Jupiter's Thunderballs, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 23, 1904?
- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- Alesund Fire: the Norwegian coastal town Alesund is devastated by fire, leaving 10,000 people homeless and one person dead. Kaiser Wilhelm II funds the rebuilding of the town in Jugendstil style.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 23, 1904?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- George J. Gaskin - Bedelia
- Billy Murray - Bedelia