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Wednesday 17 August 1904

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tristan Sévère and John Whitney. Asahi katsudô daishashin, directed by N/A, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Asahi katsudô daishashin

Directed by: N/A

Starring: N/A

Country: Japan

Asahi katsudô daishashin

Starring: Martin Kettner, Robert Steidl

Country: United States

Los políticos

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: N/A

Country: Argentina

Los políticos

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: Martin Kettner, Robert Steidl

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 1904 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tristan Sévère: French actor and playwright, also known as Raymond Destac, who was the companion of the actress Muse Dalbray with whom he wrote several essays and plays.
  • John Whitney: American heir who was the member of a prominent social family, inheriting great wealth.
  • Louis Cattiaux: France Painter.
  • Raymond Gitenet: France Actor.
  • Mary Cain: American newspaper editor and politician (d. 1984).
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Facts:
  • Russo-Japanese War: A Japanese infantry charge fails to take Port Arthur.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1904 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Good-Bye, My Lady Love - Henry Burr

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Crossing

By: Winston Churchill

Hardcover, no dustjacket. Macmillan & Co., 1904

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The Deliverance

By: Ellen Glasgow

Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow was an American novelist who portrayed the changing world of the contemporary south. Glasgow died on November 21, 1945, and is buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.The

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In the Bishop's Carriage

By: Miriam Michelson

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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Sir Mortimer

By: Mary Johnston

Sir Mortimer

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Videogames

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