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Thursday 20 August 1908

1908-08-20

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Fight for Freedom

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Florence Auer, John G. Adolfi, Kate Bruce

Country: United States

Suzugamori

Starring: Vladimir Davydov, V. Garlin, A. Novinskij

Country: United States

I promessi sposi

Directed by: Mario Morais

Starring: Gustav Lund, Robert Storm Petersen

Country: United States

Maria Marten

Directed by: William Haggar

Starring: Violet Haggar, Walter Haggar

Country: United States

Los carreros

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: Vladimir Davydov, V. Garlin, A. Novinskij

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 1908 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Facts:
  • Congo Free State becomes the Belgian Congo.

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Music Charts

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Books

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Mr. Crewe's Career

By: Winston Churchill

I may as well begin this story with Mr. Hilary Vane, more frequently addressed as the Honourable Hilary Vane, although it was the gentleman's proud boast that he had never held an office in his life.

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The Barrier

By: Rex Beach

Rex Ellingwood Beach (September 1, 1877 – December 7, 1949) was an American novelist, playwright, and Olympic water polo player. Rex Beach was born in Atwood, Michigan, but moved to Tampa, Florida, with his family where his father was growing ...

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The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

By: John Fox, Jr.

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine is a 1908 romance novel/western novel written by John Fox, Jr.. The novel became Fox's most successful, and was included among the top ten list of bestselling novels for 1908 and 1909.

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The Lure of the Mask

By: Harold MacGrath

The story opens with a jump--literally. A young New Yorker, rich, of course, hears from his window on a night of fog and mist a woman's voice singing divinely.

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