Friday 24 August 1900
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
A Farmer's Imitation of Ching Ling Foo, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
A Farmer's Imitation of Ching Ling Foo
The Shah's Return from Paris
Departure of Boats from Muskoka Wharf
A Strike in a Dime Museum
Which were the important events of 24 August 1900 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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Pierre Leroy: La Madeleine Writer.
Leonardo Conti: Swiss-German Third Reich Health Leader, a specialist in the "race questions.
Preston Foster: Ocean City, New Jersey -- Actor (Waterfront, Gunslinger).
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An English soldier, Ralph Percy, turned Virginian explorer in Jamestown colony, buys a wife -- a girl named Jocelyn Leigh -- not knowing that she is the escaped ward of King James I, fleeing a forced marriage to Lord Carnal.
Robert Grant was an American author and a jurist who participated in a review of the Sacco and Vanzetti trial a few weeks before their executions.
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