Wednesday June 24, 1903
US date format: 6/24/1903, UK date format: 24/6/1903
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 24, 1903). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Ernest Leslie Bouts and Enrique Ibanez Mora.
Sleeping Beauty, directed by Casper Van Dien, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 24, 1903?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
- Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
- Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
- Quarter days in England
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- Russia prohibits meetings dealing with Zionist
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 24, 1903?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Arthur Collins - I'm a Jonah Man
- Columbia Orchestra - Hiawatha