Saturday 22 August 1908
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Henri Cartier-Bresson and René Gervais.
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- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Henri Cartier-Bresson: French master photographer; exhibited from 1934 with work regarded as one of the glories of postwar photojournalism.
- René Gervais: French military officer in World War II, alias René Gérard, awarded the title of 'Compagnon de la Libération' (English: Companion of the Liberation).
- Maurice Cauchois: St Nexans Journalist.
- Pascal Santini: Rodez Military man.
- Erwin Thiesies: German rugby player and coach (Born 1908).
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