Sunday August 16, 1908
US date format: 8/16/1908, UK date format: 16/8/1908
We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on August 16, 1908, here's what our experts found out:
it was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 16, 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 William Maxwell and William Keepers Maxwell.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming by Peerless Quartet.
Lost and Found, directed by Philip Hunt, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 16, 1908?
- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 16, 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
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 16, 1908?
On August 16, 1908 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is August 16, 1908?
On August 16, 1908 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 16, 1908?
On August 16, 1908 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 16, 1908?
On August 16, 1908 the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal).
Who was the Pope on August 16, 1908?
On August 16, 1908 Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 16, 1908?
On August 16, 1908 several famous people were born including, William Maxwell, William Keepers Maxwell, Renzo Brunori.