Thursday August 13, 1908
US date format: 8/13/1908, UK date format: 13/8/1908
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Gene Raymond .
Lost and Found, directed by Philip Hunt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 13, 1908?
- 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)
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- Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team
- Gene Raymond: NYC, New York -- Actor (Paris 7000,...
- Ira D Sankey: US evangelist / Composer / singer...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 13, 1908?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Peerless Quartet - Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming
- Henry Burr - I Love, and the World is Mine