Tuesday 26 August 1913
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cees de Lange and Robertson William Davies.
The Student of Prague, directed by Stellan Rye, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913
while V.V.'s Eyes by Henry Sydnor Harrison 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 26 August 1913 ?
- 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
- Cees de Lange: Dutch conferencier.
- Robertson William Davies: Novellist essayist / dramatist.
- Tschakowski: Writer.
- 33rd US Mens Tennis: M E McLoughlin beats R N Williams (64 57 63 61)
- The Dublin Lock-out begins in Ireland all trade union members are dismissed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1913 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- With All Her Faults, I Love Her Still - Will Oakland
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