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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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.

But much more happened on December 1908: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1908?


Events

  • 02 Dec 1908 Child Emperor Pu Yi ascends the Chinese throne at the age of two
  • 25 Dec 1908 Jack Johnson KO Tommy Burns and becomes first black heavyweight champion.
  • 26 Dec 1908 Jack Johnson becomes the first African American heavyweight boxing champion by defeating Tommy Burns in Sydney, Australia.
  • 28 Dec 1908 Messina, Italy struck by an earthquake (nearly 80,000 died).
  • 29 Dec 1908 Patent granted for a 4-wheel automobile brake, Clintonville Wisconsin.
  • 30 Dec 1908 Stanley Cup: MontrTal Wanderers outscore Edmonton, 13-10 in two game series.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1908?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - If You Cared for Me
  2. - Rainbow
  3. - The Herd Girl's Dream
  4. - There's No Moon Like the Honeymoon
  5. - I'm Glad I'm Married

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Once Upon a Time in the West

Once Upon a Time in the West

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards

Country: United States of America

Do Bigha Zamin

Do Bigha Zamin

Directed by: Bimal Roy

Starring: Balraj Sahni, Nirupa Roy, Rattan Kumar, Murad

The Sting

The Sting

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning

Country: United States of America

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey

Country: United States of America

Prithvi Vallabh

Prithvi Vallabh

Directed by: Sohrab Modi

Starring: Sadiq Ali, Durga Khote, Leela Mishra, Sohrab Modi