Thursday August 20, 1908
US date format: 8/20/1908, UK date format: 20/8/1908
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 20, 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 John Reginald Bevins and Jeanne Stern.
His First Job, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 20, 1908?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
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- Congo Free State becomes the Belgian Congo.
- Louis Varney: Composer, dies at 64.