Tuesday 24 October 1905
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 24, 1905). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Felix Bloch and Gertrude Ederle.
The Gay Deceivers, directed by Bruce Kessler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 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)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Gertrude Ederle: Athlete.
- Felix Bloch: Scientist.
- Elizabeth Poston: Composer.
- Auguste-Louis Derosière: French freemason, the grand master of 'La Grande Loge nationale française (GLNF)' from 1971 to 1980.
- Fran Zwitter: Slovenian historian and academic (d. 1988).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1905 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- What You Goin' to Do When De Rent Comes 'Round? - Arthur Collins
- Barn Dance in Dixie - Len Spencer
- The Old Folks at Home (Swanee River) - Louise Homer
- Grandfather's Clock - Haydn Quartet
- Down Where the Silv'ry Mohawk Flows - Harry Anthony
- Turkey in the Straw Medley - Vess Ossman