Friday 8 August 1913
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Axel Stordahl and Daan Wildschut.
The Last Days of Pompeii, directed by Mario Caserini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913
while Heart of the Hills by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1913 ?
- 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
- Axel Stordahl: Staten Island, New York -- Orchestra leader (Frank Sinatra Show).
- Daan Wildschut: Painter / glazenier / author.
- Robert T Stafford: (Sen-R-Vermont, 1971-88).
- Richard Corfields Camel Corps opens Mad Mullah in Burao Somalia
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1913 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- You Can't Play Every Instrument in the Band - Joseph Cawthorn
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