Saturday 31 August 1907
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ramon Magsaysay and August F Hawkins.
O Rapto de Uma Actriz, directed by Lino Ferreira, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907
while Satan Sanderson by Hallie Erminie Rives was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 31 August 1907 ?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Ramon Magsaysay: Philippines politician who became the third president of the Philippines on 12/30/1953, serving through his lifetime.
- August F Hawkins: (Rep-D-California, 1963- ).
- Augustus F Hawkins: American politician (d. 2007).
- Paul Baudet: French lawyer.
- Henry Netter: Rioz physician.
- Valter Biiber: Estonian footballer (d. 1977).
- Augustus Hawkins: American lawyer and politician (d. 2007).
- William Shawn: US editor-in-chief (New Yorker, 1952-87), dies at age 85.
- Altiero Spinelli: Italian advocate of European federalism (d. 1986).
- Britain and Russia sign treaty with Afghanistan, Persia and Tibet
- Count Alexander Izvolsky and Sir Arthur Nicolson sign the St. Petersburg Convention, which results in the Triple Entente alliance.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1907 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- It's Great to be a Soldier Man - Byron G. Harlan
- You'll Have to Wait Till My Ship Comes In - Bob Roberts
- Honey Boy - Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet)
- Uncle Josh at the Dentist's - Cal Stewart
- Stein Song - Haydn Quartet
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