Wednesday August 05, 1908
US date format: 8/5/1908, UK date format: 5/8/1908
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 5, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Harold Holt and Cyro Martins.
The Blue Bird, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 05, 1908?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 05, 1908?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Emilio DeGogorza - O Sole Mio