Wednesday August 26, 1903
US date format: 8/26/1903, UK date format: 26/8/1903
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 1903). 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 Jimmy Rushing and Pierre Imbourg.
He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not, directed by Laetitia Colombani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 26, 1903?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Phillies walk 17 Dodgers in a game