Thursday 8 August 1901
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1901). 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.