Thursday 16 August 1906
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Franz Josef II .
Lika mot lika, directed by Knut Lambert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 August 1906 ?
- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
- Franz Josef II: Prince of Liechtenstein (1938-89).
- A magnitude 8.2 earthquake in Valparaíso, Chile leaves approximately 20,000 dead.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1906 ?
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- Waiting at the Church (My Wife Won't Let Me) - Ada Jones
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