Saturday 8 November 1913
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Micol Fontana and Lou Ambers.
Eine Fliegenjagd oder Die Rache der Frau Schultze, directed by Eugen Skladanowsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913
while The Amateur Gentleman by Jeffrey Farnol 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 November 1913 ?
- Micol Fontana: Italian fashion designer and business executive; owner in partnership with her two sisters, Giovanna and Zoë, of house of Haute Couture, Sorelle Fontana; founded in Rome, 1946.
- Lou Ambers
- Robert Strauss: NYC, New York -- Actor (Sgt Gruzewsky-Mona McCluskey).
- Maria Dapena Quinones: Better known as Conchita Dapena, she was the wife of the second governor elected democratically in Puerto Rico, Roberto Sanchez Vilella, and served as first lady from 1965 until their divorce in 1966.
- Rudolf Harbig: German middle distance runner best known for the 800 metres world record that he set in Milan in 1939.
- Maurice Ghiglion-Green: Cannes Painters.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1913 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Peg O' My Heart - Charles Harrison
- Sailing Down the Chesapeake Bay - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
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