Saturday December 26, 1908

US date format: 12/26/1908, UK date format: 26/12/1908

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It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 26, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jean Geraud and Ralph Hill. Il missionario, directed by roger delattre, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Il missionario

Il missionario

Directed by: roger delattre

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

The Tempest

The Tempest

Directed by: Julie Taymor

David and Goliath

David and Goliath

Directed by: Ferdinando Baldi

The Puppet's Nightmare

The Puppet's Nightmare

Directed by: Émile Cohl


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 26, 1908?


  • The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
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  • Jack Johnson becomes the first African American heavyweight boxing champion by defeating Tommy Burns in Sydney, Australia.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 26, 1908?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - I'm Glad I'm Married
  2. - Don't Take Me Home
  3. - Old Black Joe
  4. - Stille Nacht, Helige Nacht (Silent Night, Holy Night)
  5. - When You and I Were Young, Maggie

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