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Monday 24 December 1900, Christmas Eve

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William McKinley (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hawayo Takata and Henri Varin de la Bruneliere.
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Boarding School Girls' Pajama Parade

Country: United States

A Joke on the Old Maid

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

A Flirtation

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

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A Thief in a Soubrette's Boarding House

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States


Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 1900 ?

  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hawayo Takata: Japanese-American healer who helped introduce the spiritual practice of Reiki to the Western World.
  • Henri Varin de la Bruneliere: French Roman Catholic clergyman, the Archbishop of Fort-de-France and Saint-Pierre from 1941 to 1972.
  • Joey Smallwood: Canadian journalist and politician 1st Premier of Newfoundland (d. 1991).
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To Have and to Hold

By: Mary Johnston

frontispiece: "Why don't you end it!" (page 209); a tale set in Virginia before the Revolutionary War

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Red Pottage

By: Mary Cholmondele

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Unleavened Bread

By: Robert Grant

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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The Reign of Law

By: James Lane Allen

James Lane Allen (December 21, 1849 – February 18, 1925) was an American novelist and short story writer whose work, including the novel A Kentucky Cardinal, often depicted the culture and dialects of his native Kentucky.

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