Saturday August 29, 1908

US date format: 8/29/1908, UK date format: 29/8/1908

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on August 29, 1908, here's what our experts found out: it was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac and Moon Sign on August 29, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Robert Merle and Jean Michelet. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Red Wing Medley by Arthur Pryor's Band. His First Job, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 29, 1908?


Holidays

  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
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Events

  • New York gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London.

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Movies

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His First Job

His First Job

Release year: 1908

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Lost and Found

Lost and Found

Release year: 1908

Directed by: Philip Hunt

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Release year: 1908

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

The Blue Bird

The Blue Bird

Release year: 1908

Directed by: Walter Lang

Stung

Stung

Release year: 1908

Directed by: Benni Diez

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 29, 1908?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Red Wing Medley
  2. - La Boheme - Quartetto: Addio, Dolce Svegliare (Farewell, Sweet Love)
  3. - I Want You
  4. - Il Trovatore - Ai Nostri Monti (Home to Our Mountains)
  5. - Bye Bye Dearie

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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 29, 1908?

On August 29, 1908 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is August 29, 1908?

On August 29, 1908 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 29, 1908?

On August 29, 1908 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 29, 1908?

On August 29, 1908 the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal).

Who was the Pope on August 29, 1908?

On August 29, 1908 Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 29, 1908?

On August 29, 1908 several famous people were born including, Robert Merle, Jean Michelet, Henri Drieux.