Sunday August 27, 1905
US date format: 8/27/1905, UK date format: 27/8/1905
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 27, 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 Alexander Johnston and Heinz Lammerding.
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 27, 1905?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 27, 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