Saturday 19 August 1905
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Fitzhugh Lee and Jacques de Menasce.
Ensalada criolla, directed by Eugene Py, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
while Sandy Alice by Hegan Rice was one of the best selling books.
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- 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
- National Aviation Day, USA
- Fitzhugh Lee: US pilot / Vice-Admiral (WWII, Navy Cross).
- Jacques de Menasce: Composer.
- Josette Bournet: France Painter.
- Russian tsar installs Imperial Duma, without legislative powers
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