Thursday November 26, 1908
US date format: 11/26/1908, UK date format: 26/11/1908
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 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 Charles Forte and Leonard Spigelgass.
A Christmas Carol, directed by Brian Desmond Hurst, 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 November 26, 1908?
- Mongolia: Independence Day
- Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
- Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 26, 1908?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
- Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan - It Looks Like a Big Night To-Night
- Billy Murray & Haydn Quartet - Rainbow
- Henry Burr - You Have Always Been the Same Old Pal
- Harry Anthony & James F. Harrison - Beautiful Isle of Somewhere
- Byron G. Harlan - Are You Sincere?