Saturday 22 August 1908
It was Saturday, 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 most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 22 August 1908 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
See other famous people born on 22 August
Maurice Cauchois: St Nexans Journalist.
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).
Pascal Santini: Rodez Military man.
Erwin Thiesies: German rugby player and coach (Born 1908).
Henri Cartier-Bresson: French master photographer; exhibited from 1934 with work regarded as one of the glories of postwar photojournalism.
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I may as well begin this story with Mr. Hilary Vane, more frequently addressed as the Honourable Hilary Vane, although it was the gentleman's proud boast that he had never held an office in his life.
The Barrier by Rex Beach (c. 1908 Blue Hardcover with gold color lettered spine.)
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine is a 1908 romance novel/western novel written by John Fox, Jr.. The novel became Fox's most successful, and was included among the top ten list of bestselling novels for 1908 and 1909.
The story opens with a jump--literally. A young New Yorker, rich, of course, hears from his window on a night of fog and mist a woman's voice singing divinely.
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