Tuesday August 15, 1905
US date format: 8/15/1905, UK date format: 15/8/1905
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 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 Emile St Godard and Henri Pavillard.
Avenged, directed by Michael S. Ojeda, 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 15, 1905?
- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
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- Philadelphia Athletics Rube Waddell no-hits Saint Louis Browns, 2-0 in five innings.