Monday 13 August 1906
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chuck Carroll and Art Shires.
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Which were the important events of 13 August 1906 ?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
- Chuck Carroll: American football player and lawyer (d. 2003).
- Art Shires: American baseball player and boxer (d. 1967).
- Black soldiers raid Brownsville Texas.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1906 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Waiting at the Church (My Wife Won't Let Me) - Ada Jones
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