Tuesday 29 December 1908
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gerben Sonderman and Claire Dodd.
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..
What the sky looked like on 29 December 1908
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Which were the important events of 29 December 1908 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Claire Dodd: Arkansas, United States -- Actress (Ex-Lady, In the Navy).
- Gerben Sonderman: Dutch test pilot (Fokker).
- Paul Calvet: Chaumont physician.
- Helmut Gollwitzer: German Theologist / antifascist, dies at 84.
- Magnus Pyke: English scientist and author (d. 1992).
- Patent granted for a 4-wheel automobile brake, Clintonville Wisconsin.