Thursday 31 December 1908, NewYear’s Eve
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 31, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Simon Wiesenthal and Jonah Jones.
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 31 December 1908
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Which were the important events of 31 December 1908 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Simon Wiesenthal: Ukranian Nazi hunter who made a career of tracking down some 1,100 war criminals from 1945 after he was held in a concentration camp for four and a half years and saw his mom and kin "exterminated.
- Jonah Jones
- Marko Rothmuller: Composer.