Thursday 8 August 1901
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ernest O Lawrence and Ernest Lawrence.
Arrival of Train at Station, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 August 1901
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Which were the important events of 8 August 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
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Ernest O Lawrence: Canton, South Carolina -- Inventor (Cyclotron-Nobel 1939).
- Ernest Lawrence: American physicist, winner of the 1939 Nobel Prize for Physics for his invention of the cyclotron, the first particle accelerator to achieve high energies.