Thursday August 24, 1905
US date format: 8/24/1905, UK date format: 24/8/1905
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 24, 1905). 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 Arthur Crudup and Donald Douglas.
The Little Train Robbery, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 24, 1905?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
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- Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 in 20 innings.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 24, 1905?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
- Corrine Morgan & Haydn Quartet - Dearie
- Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan - Come Along, Little Girl, Come Along
- Joe Belmont & Arthur Pryor's Band - The Chirpers
- Arthur Pryor's Band - In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree
- Haydn Quartet - Come Along, Little Girl, Come Along