Saturday 8 October 1910
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Dorian Grays Portræt, directed by Axel Strm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910
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- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Gus Hall: American union organizer and head of the U.S.
- Helmut Kallmeyer: German chemist and soldier (d. 2006).
- Ray Lewis: Canadian runner (d. 2003).
- Paulette Dubost: French actress and centenarian, who appeared in over 250 films and worked with such directors as Marcel Carné, Jean Renoir, Max Ophüls ("Le Plaisir," 1952, and "Lola Montès," 1955) and François Truffaut.
- Raymod Gray Lewis: Ontario, Canada -- 4X400 relayer (1932 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Kirk Alyn: American actor, a former Broadway chorus boy and vaudeville entertainer when he was cast in the role of the first "Superman," 1948. After heroic roles in a few other serials, he drifted back into obscurity in the early '50s. He privately published his memoirs, "A Job for Superman." In 1977 he sued a comics publishing company and two film studios for $10 million for allegedly using his picture on an "obscene plaque." It showed him on a window ledge in his Superman suit with the words, "Super Schm
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- In the Valley of Yesterday - Harry Macdonough
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