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Sunday 16 August 1908

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include William Keepers Maxwell and Renzo Brunori. Stung, directed by Benni Diez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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Movies

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Stung

Directed by: Benni Diez

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For a Wife's Honor

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Charles Inslee, Harry Solter, Linda Arvidson, George Gebhardt

Balked at the Altar

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Mabel Stoughton, Linda Arvidson, George Gebhardt, D.W. Griffith

Lonely Gentleman; or, Incompatibility of Temper

Salome

Directed by: J. Stuart Blackton

Starring: Florence Lawrence, Maurice Costello

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1908 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I Love, and the World is Mine - Henry Burr
  2. Peerless Quartet - Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming

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