Saturday October 24, 1903
US date format: 10/24/1903, UK date format: 24/10/1903
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 24, 1903). 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 Charlotte Perriand and Melvin Purvis.
Jupiter's Thunderballs, directed by Georges Méliès, 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 October 24, 1903?
- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
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- George Sutton becomes billiard champ.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 24, 1903?
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- Dan Quinn - The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous