Saturday 30 May 1908
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hannes Alfven and Mel Blanc.
Resa Stockholm-Göteborg genom Göta och Trollhätte kanaler, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
while The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 May 1908 ?
- Saint Reinhilde
- Peru ? National Potato Day .
- United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
- Saint Ferdinand III
- Saint Gabinus
- Saint Jeanne d'Arc
- Trinidad and Tobago ? Indian Arrival Day(National Holiday).
- Hannes Alfven: Swedish electrical engineer, plasma physicist and winner of the 1970 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on magnetohydrodynamics (MHD).
- Mel Blanc: American king of the voiceover and provider of voices for 3,000 cartoons with nearly 400 characters as well as a dazzling array of sound effects.
- Louis Daquin: French film director, screenwriter, author, radical ideas concerning human & social problems made him outcast in france, married once, two children.
- Andre Cheuva: France sport Champion.
- Hannes Alfvén: Swedish physicist and engineer Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995).
- Paris advocate E Archdeacon is first passenger in a airplane.
- Aldrich Vineland Currency Act forerunner to Federal Reserve System.
- 42nd Belmont Stakes: Joe Notter aboard Colin wins.
- US Assay Office in Salt Lake City, Utah authorized.
- The Emergency Currency Act authorizes $500, $1000, and $10000 national bank notes.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1908 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Maxim's - Harry Macdonough
- The Vilia Song - Elise Stevenson
- From Your Dear Heart to Mine - Frank Stanley
- Women - Peerless Quartet
- The Rosary - Ernestine Schumann-Heink
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