Wednesday 26 April 1905
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean Vigo and Jean-Marie Euzet.
Fireworks, directed by Katie Messer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 April 1905
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1905 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Jean Vigo: French film director, a creative genius known as film's Rimbaud.
- Jean-Marie Euzet: Séte Painters.
- Charles K Feldman [Gould] New York City: New York, producer (Casino Royale).
- Jacques Lecompte-Boinet: French military officer, awarded the title of 'Compagnon de la Libération' (English: Companion of the Liberation).
- Cubs Jack McCarthy becomes only major league player to throw out 3 runners at plate in 1 game, all were ends of a double play
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1905 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Reuben Haskins' Ride in the Red Devil - Len Spencer
- Harry Macdonough - You and I
- Oh Promise Me - Henry Burr
- Listen to the Big Brass Band - Frank Stanley