Thursday August 10, 1905
US date format: 8/10/1905, UK date format: 10/8/1905
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 10, 1905). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Bernard Benjamin Gillis and Richard F Kahn.
The Tempest, directed by Julie Taymor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 10, 1905?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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- Russo-Japanese War: peace negotiations begin in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
- Kinjikitile "Bokero" Ngwale: E African prophet / rebel leader,...