Wednesday August 08, 1906
US date format: 8/8/1906, UK date format: 8/8/1906
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 8, 1906). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Nelson Goodman and Andre Demedts.
Waiting at the Church, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 08, 1906?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 08, 1906?
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- Ada Jones - Waiting at the Church (My Wife Won't Let Me)