Thursday 21 August 1913
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Serafin Lanot and Diana Churchill.
The Last Days of Pompeii, directed by Mario Caserini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913
while The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1913 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Serafin Lanot: Filipino astrologer, author and publicist.
- Diana Churchill: Actress (Spider, Sally Bishop, Housemaster).
- Victor Rosow: Writer.
- Cornelius Johnson: American athlete, he won a gold medal at the 1936 Olympics in the High Jump event.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1913 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Sunshine and Roses - Elsie Baker & James F. Harrison
- Last Night Was the End of the World - Henry Burr
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