Saturday May 23, 1908
US date format: 5/23/1908, UK date format: 23/5/1908
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 23, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Hélène Boucher and John Bardeen.
Hide and Seek, directed by John Polson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 23, 1908?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
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- Dirigible explodes over San Francisco Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die.
- Francois Coppee: French poet and novelist (Born 1842).