Friday 14 August 1908
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lady Jean Swaythling and Manos Katrakis.
The Fight for Freedom, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
while The Shuttle by Frances Hodgson Burnett 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 14 August 1908 ?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Lady Jean Swaythling: Chief controller (ATS).
- Manos Katrakis: Greek actor (d. 1984).
- Dernard Chochoy: Nielles les Bléquin Politician.
- Race riot in Springfield Illinois.
- The first beauty contest is held in Folkestone, England.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1908 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- O Sole Mio - Emilio DeGogorza
- I Love, and the World is Mine - Henry Burr
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