Wednesday October 24, 1906
US date format: 10/24/1906, UK date format: 24/10/1906
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 24, 1906). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Marie-Louise von Motesiczky and Marie-Louise Motesiczky.
Getting Evidence, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 24, 1906?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 24, 1906?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
- Arthur Collins - I Don't KNow Where I'm Goin', but I'm on My Way
- DeWolf Hopper - Casey at the Bat
- Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet) - While the Old Mill Wheel is Turning
- Harry Anthony - Love Me and the World is Mine
- Billy Murray - Is Your Mother in, Molly Malone?