Wednesday 19 August 1908
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 August 1908 ?
- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
- National Aviation Day, USA
- Collier Young: American scriptwriter and film producer in the '50s and '60s.
- Jean-Claude Laurent-Champrosay: French military officer in World War II, a lieutenant-colonel, awarded the title of 'Compagnon de la Libération' (English: Companion of the Liberation).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1908 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Love, and the World is Mine - Henry Burr
- Peerless Quartet - Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming
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