Friday April 24, 1908
US date format: 4/24/1908, UK date format: 24/4/1908
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It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 24, 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 Marceline Day and George Oppen.
Long Distance Wireless Photography, directed by Georges Méliès, 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 April 24, 1908?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
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- Mr and Mrs Jacob Murdock become the first to travel across the US by car, they leave Los Angeles in a Packard and arrive in New York City in 32 days-5 hours-25 minutes.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 24, 1908?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - One Sweet Little girl
- Bob Roberts - I've Got a Tickling Sensation 'Round My Heart for You
- Billy Murray - I'm Looking for the Man That Wrote the Merry Widow Waltz