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Tuesday 23 February 1915

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Heinrich Schirmbeck and Paul Tibbets. Der Hund von Baskerville, directed by Rudolf Meinert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Der Hund von Baskerville

Directed by: Rudolf Meinert

Starring: Alwin Neu, Friedrich Khne, Hanni Weisse

Country: United States

The Bachelor's Romance

Directed by: John Emerson

Starring: Varvara Yanova, Vsevolod Meyerhold, G. Enriton

Country: United States

The Birth of a Nation

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall

Country: United States

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The Goose Girl

Directed by: Frederick Thomson

Starring: Marguerite Clark, Monroe Salisbury, Sydney Deane

Country: United States

Hypocrites

Directed by: Courtenay Foote

Starring: Sam De Grasse, Allan Sears, Walter Long

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 February 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Heinrich Schirmbeck: German author (Das Spiegellabyrinth).
  • Paul Tibbets: American military piilot who became known in WWII for commanding and piloting the Enola Gay, the plane which dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945.
  • Jon Hall: American actor and director (d. 1979).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Germany sinks US ships Carib and Evelyn and torpedoes Norwegian ship Regin.
  • Nevada enforces convenient divorce law.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1915 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. When the Grown-Up Ladies Act Like Babies (I've Got to Love 'Em, That's All) - Billy Murray
  2. Underneath the Japanese Moon - Irving Kaufman
  3. When You're Wearing the Ball and Chain - Billy Murray

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What news were making the headlines those days in February 1915?

  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1051
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1050
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1049

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Turmoil

By: Booth Tarkington

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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A Far Country

By: Winston Churchill

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work ...

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Michael O'Halloran

By: Gene Stratton Porter

Mickey, his responsibility weighing upon him, slept lightly and awakened early, his first thought of Peaches. He slipped into his clothing and advancing peered at her through the grayness.

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Pollyanna Grows Up

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Pollyanna, now cured of her crippling spinal injury, spends her time teaching the "glad game" to new town, and a very bitter woman, Mrs. Carew. Along the way she makes new friends, such as Sadie and Jamie: Jamie is a ...

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