Friday 14 August 1908
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
The Fight for Freedom, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 August 1908 ?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Dernard Chochoy: Nielles les Bléquin Politician.
- Lady Jean Swaythling: Chief controller (ATS).
- Manos Katrakis: Greek actor (d. 1984).
- Race riot in Springfield Illinois.
- The first beauty contest is held in Folkestone, England.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1908 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- O Sole Mio - Emilio DeGogorza
- I Love, and the World is Mine - Henry Burr
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