Friday 24 April 1908
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
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..
What the sky looked like on 24 April 1908
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Which were the important events of 24 April 1908 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Marceline Day: American actress (Born 1908).
- George Oppen
- Furio Niclot: Italy sport Champion.
- Francis Leenhardt: Marseille EXecutives.
- Heddy Bouber [Hermanus G Blom]: Actor (Bluejackets).
- Józef Gosławski: Polish sculptor (d. 1963).
- Inga Gentzel: Swedish runner (d. 1991).
- Jozef Gos?awski: Polish sculptor and medallic artist (d. 1963).
- 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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1908 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I'm Looking for the Man That Wrote the Merry Widow Waltz - Billy Murray
- I've Got a Tickling Sensation 'Round My Heart for You - Bob Roberts
- One Sweet Little girl - Harry Macdonough