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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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 July 1908: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1908?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1908 SOS is adopted as the international distress signal.
  • 04 Jul 1908 New York Giants George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn.
  • 07 Jul 1908 Great White Fleet leaves San Francisco Bay.
  • 09 Jul 1908 CHU (Christian Historic Union) Dutch political party forms
  • 19 Jul 1908 Feyenoord soccer team forms in Rotterdam
  • 24 Jul 1908 John Hayes wins 4th olympics marathon (2:55:18.4 world record)
  • 25 Jul 1908 Ajinomoto is founded. Kikunae Ikeda of the Tokyo Imperial University discovers that a key ingredient in Konbu soup stock is monosodium glutamate (MSG), and patents a process for manufacturing it.
  • 26 Jul 1908 Predecessor of the FBI is created by the Department of Justice
  • 30 Jul 1908 Around the World Autombile Race ends in Paris.

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Music charts

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

  1. - When It's Moonlight on the Prairie
  2. - Are You Sincere?
  3. - Madama Butterfly - Finale Act I: O Quantiocchi Fisi (O Kindly Heavens)
  4. - Kiss Duet
  5. - Honey, Won't You Please Come Down?

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Country: United States of America

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Directed by: Kundan Shah

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Barve, Satish Shah

Die Hard

Die Hard

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Country: United States of America

Akira

Akira

Directed by: Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Starring: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Country: United States of America