Friday 13 January 1905
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Percy Humphrey and Léon Duwaerts.
Wonderful Beehive, directed by Gaston Velle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
while The Marriage of William Ashe by Mary Augusta Ward was one of the best selling books.
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- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Percy Humphrey: musician.
- Léon Duwaerts: Belgian journalist, author, wrote "le statut du journaliste professionnel de la presse filmee," "droits et devoirs du journ.
- Anna Wong: American actress, the first actress of Chinese descent to become a major box-office star in many silent films.
- Kay Francis: American actress (Born 1899).
- Jack London: English sprinter and pianist (d. 1966).
- George Thorn: Premier of Queensland (Born 1838).
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