Friday August 19, 1904

US date format: 8/19/1904, UK date format: 19/8/1904

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 1904). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ted Nightingale and Maurice Wilks. Drama in the Air, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Drama in the Air

Iroquois Theatre Fire in Chicago

Orla and His Trained Dogs

The Moonshiner

Directed by: Wallace McCutcheon

Starring: Wallace McCutcheon, Harold Vosburgh

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 19, 1904?


  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 19, 1904?

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. Good-Bye, Fedora - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan

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