Sunday May 24, 1908
US date format: 5/24/1908, UK date format: 24/5/1908
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 James Crenshaw and Michael Roberts.
Hide and Seek, directed by John Polson, 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 May 24, 1908?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
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- Belgium Catholic socialist / liberal parliamentary election
- Old Tom Morris: Scottish golfer (Born 1821).