Sunday August 26, 1906
US date format: 8/26/1906, UK date format: 26/8/1906
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 1906). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Albert Bruce Sabin and Idaho Falls (Idaho).
Target Practice, directed by Richmond Riedel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 26, 1906?
- 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, 1906?
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Top #4 songs in the USA
- Arthur Pryor's Band - You're a Grand Old Flag
- Len Spencer & Ada Jones - Bashful Henry and His Lovin' Lucy
- Frank Stanley & Corrine Morgan - By the Light of the Honeymoon
- Bert Williams - Pretty Desdamone