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Thursday 13 December 1906

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laurens jan van der Post and Princess Marina.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Lika mot lika

Directed by: Knut Lambert

Starring: Knut Lambert, Helfrid Lambert, Tollie Zellman

Country: Sweden

Lika mot lika

Directed by: Knut Lambert

Starring: Knut Lambert, Helfrid Lambert, Tollie Zellman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 December 1906 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Laurens jan van der Post: Soldier / explorer / conservationist.
  • Princess Marina: Duchess of Kent (d. 1968).
  • Ingemar Liljefors: composer.
  • Concha Piquer: Spanish singer and actress, sometimes billed as Conchita Piquer.
  • Laurens Van Der Post: British-South African writer, farmer, explorer, ethnologist, journalist, war hero, philosopher, humanitarian, conservationist, African expeditionary and guru-mystic who served as an advisor to British heads of state and other political leaders.
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1906 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. All Through the Night - Henry Burr

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Coniston

By: Winston Churchill

Coniston, Complete

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Lady Baltimore

By: Owen Wister

The classic novel of post-Civil War Charleston life, a portrayal of the process of healing the wounds of war through reconciliation between Northerners and Southerners on a personal, not political, level.

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The Fighting Chance

By: Robert W. Chambers

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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The House of a Thousand Candles

By: Meredith Nicholson

A novel of romance and adventure, of love and valor, of mystery and hidden treasure. The hero is required to spend a whole year in the isolated house, which according to his grandfather's will shall then become his.

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Videogames

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