Monday 21 August 1905
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Isadore I Friz Freleng and Bipin Gupta.
The Little Train Robbery, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 21 August 1905
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1905 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Isadore I Friz Freleng: Kansas City, Missouri -- Animator (Warner Bros cartoons).
- Bipin Gupta: Indian actor and producer (d. 1981).
- Jules Oppert: German Assyriologist (decodes characters), dies at 80.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1905 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Come Along, Little Girl, Come Along - Haydn Quartet
- In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree - Arthur Pryor's Band
- The Chirpers - Joe Belmont & Arthur Pryor's Band
- Come Along, Little Girl, Come Along - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Dearie - Corrine Morgan & Haydn Quartet