Wednesday August 19, 1908
US date format: 8/19/1908, UK date format: 19/8/1908
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 19, 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 Collier Young and Jean-Claude Laurent-Champrosay.
His First Job, directed by Georges Méliès, 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 19, 1908?
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 19, 1908?
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 19, 1908?
On August 19, 1908 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is August 19, 1908?
On August 19, 1908 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 19, 1908?
On August 19, 1908 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 19, 1908?
On August 19, 1908 the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal).
Who was the Pope on August 19, 1908?
On August 19, 1908 Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 19, 1908?
On August 19, 1908 several famous people were born including, Collier Young, Jean-Claude Laurent-Champrosay.