Friday August 25, 1905
US date format: 8/25/1905, UK date format: 25/8/1905
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It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 25, 1905). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Undine Smith Moore and Faustina Kowalska.
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..
Which were the important events of August 25, 1905?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- 'Ancient Order of Druids' initiate neo-druidic rituals at Stonehenge in England.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 25, 1905?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
- Corrine Morgan & Haydn Quartet - Dearie
- Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan - Come Along, Little Girl, Come Along
- Joe Belmont & Arthur Pryor's Band - The Chirpers
- Arthur Pryor's Band - In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree
- Haydn Quartet - Come Along, Little Girl, Come Along