Tuesday May 26, 1908
US date format: 5/26/1908, UK date format: 26/5/1908
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Robert Morley and Nguyen Ngoc Tho.
Gratitude, directed by Louie Schwartzberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 26, 1908?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
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- At Masjed Soleyman (???? ??????) in southwest Persia, the first major commercial oil strike in the Middle East is made. The rights to the resource are quickly acquired by the United Kingdom.
- Mirza Ghulam Ahmad: founder of the Ahmadiyya movement in...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 26, 1908?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
- Peerless Quartet - Women
- Frank Stanley - From Your Dear Heart to Mine
- Ernestine Schumann-Heink - The Rosary
- Harry Macdonough - Maxim's
- Elise Stevenson - The Vilia Song