Thursday December 28, 1905
US date format: 12/28/1905, UK date format: 28/12/1905
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 28, 1905). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Fulvio Bernardini and Earl "Fatha" Hines.
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..
Which were the important events of December 28, 1905?
- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- New South Wales all out for 805 versus Victoria, win by innings and 253.
- Fulvio Bernardini
- Cliff Arquette: Toledo, Ohio -- Comedian (Charlie...
- Earl "Fatha" Hines: Duquesne, Pennsylvania -- Jazz pianist...
- Gajapatairaj Vijaya Ananda the Rajkumar of Vizianagram: India.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 28, 1905?
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Top #6 songs in the USA
- Len Spencer & Ada Jones - Courtship of Barney and Eileen
- Billy Murray - The Irish Girl I Love
- Byron G. Harlan - The Message of the Old Church Bell
- Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan - In My Merry Oldsmobile
- Billy Golden - Turkey in the Straw
- Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet) - O Come, All Ye Faithful