Friday August 14, 1908
US date format: 8/14/1908, UK date format: 14/8/1908
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It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 14, 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 Lady Jean Swaythling and Manos Katrakis.
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 14, 1908?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
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- Race riot in Springfield Illinois.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 14, 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