Friday August 26, 1904
US date format: 8/26/1904, UK date format: 26/8/1904
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It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 1904). 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 Christopher Isherwood and Will Rose.
Behind the Scenes, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 26, 1904?
- 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
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 26, 1904?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Byron G. Harlan - All Aboard for Dreamland
- Len Spencer - Reuben Haskins' Ride 'Round the World in His Air-Ship
- Frank Stanley & Corrine Morgan - Listen to the Mocking Bird