Thursday August 08, 1901
US date format: 8/8/1901, UK date format: 8/8/1901
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 8, 1901). The US president was William McKinley (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Ernest O Lawrence and Ernest Lawrence.
Forward, directed by Henry Bedwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 08, 1901?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
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