Tuesday 13 August 1907
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alfred Alwin Felix Krupp and Sir Basil Spence.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 August 1907 ?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
- Alfred Alwin Felix Krupp: Essen, Germany -- Arms manufacturer.
- Sir Basil Spence: Scottish architect (d. 1976).
- George Anding: American astrologer; began study 1934; in 1939 President of the New Orleans Astrological Society.
- Alfried Krupp: German industrialist and entrepreneur, the fifth head of the great steel industrial empire in West Germany and the last member of the Krupp dynasty of munitions manufacturers.
- Basil Spence: Scottish architect designed the Coventry Cathedral (d. 1976).
- 1st taxicab (NYC)
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- I Pagliacci - Vesti La Giubba (On with the Play) - Enrico Caruso
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