Tuesday 25 August 1908
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
See other famous people born on 25 August
Esther Waterhouse: Doctor / Methodist.
Philip Coolidge: Concord, Massachusetts -- Actor (I Want to Live, Tingler).
Louise Foussat: American Indian community educator & historian, she was an advocate for the San Luis Rey Luiseno Band of Indians.
- National Association of Colored Nurses, forms
- Allen Winter wins US first $50,000 trotting race.
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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.
Rex Beach was an American novelist and playwright whose most famous works during the early 20th century consisted of Westerns, many of which are still widely read today.
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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