Monday 25 December 1905, Christmas
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 25, 1905). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Fernand Gravey and Howard Hughes.
The Black Imp, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 December 1905 ?
- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
- Fernand Gravey: Belgian/french film actor, made his career in france; played in "duguesclin," "treize a table".
- Howard Hughes: Businessman.
- No?l Adenot: Le Creusot Military man.
- V Herbert / H Blossoms musical Mlle Modiste, premieres in New York City
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1905 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- O Come, All Ye Faithful - Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet)
- Turkey in the Straw - Billy Golden
- In My Merry Oldsmobile - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- The Message of the Old Church Bell - Byron G. Harlan
- The Irish Girl I Love - Billy Murray
- Courtship of Barney and Eileen - Len Spencer & Ada Jones