Thursday 24 August 1905
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
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..
What the sky looked like on 24 August 1905
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Which were the important events of 24 August 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)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Arthur Crudup: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1976).
- Donald Douglas: Scotland, United Kingdom -- Actor (I Love You Again).
- Siaka Stevens: Sierra Leonean police officer and politician 1st President of Sierra Leone (d. 1988).
- Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 in 20 innings.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1905 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Come Along, Little Girl, Come Along - Haydn Quartet
- In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree - Arthur Pryor's Band
- The Chirpers - Joe Belmont & Arthur Pryor's Band
- Come Along, Little Girl, Come Along - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Dearie - Corrine Morgan & Haydn Quartet