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Thursday 23 August 1906

1906-08-23

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Lika mot lika, directed by Knut Lambert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
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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

El pechador

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: N/A

Country: Argentina

El pechador

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: Albert Gater, Marie Grey, James Rouse

Country: United States

Invisible Thief

Directed by: Gaston Velle

Starring: Elizabeth Tait, John Tait, Norman Campbell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
  • Harriet Parsons: American film producer and noted family, the daughter of columnist Louella Parsons.
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Facts:
  • Chicago White Sox win 19th straight, beating Washingston Senators
  • Unable to control a rebellion Cuban President Tomás Estrada Palma requests United States intervention. The subsequent provisional occupation administration lasts until 1909.

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Coniston

By: Winston Churchill

First I am to write a love-story of long ago, of a time some little while after General Jackson had got into the White House and had shown the world what a real democracy was.

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Lady Baltimore

By: Owen Wister

Like Adam, our first conspicuous ancestor, I must begin, and lay the blame upon a woman; I am glad to recognize that I differ from the father of my sex in no important particular, being as manlike as most of ...

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The Fighting Chance

By: Robert W. Chambers

The speed of the train slackened; a broad tidal river flashed into sight below the trestle, spreading away on either hand through yellowing level meadows. And now, above the roaring undertone of the cars, from far ahead floated back the ...

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The House of a Thousand Candles

By: Meredith Nicholson

The House of a Thousand Candles

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