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Wednesday 5 August 1914

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 5, 1914). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Parley Baer and Lydia Lamaison. Aftermath, directed by Elliot Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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What the sky looked like on 5 August 1914

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Directed by: Elliot Lester

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The Face on the Barroom Floor

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Cecile Arnold, Jess Dandy, Vivian Edwards

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Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Charles Bennett, Helen Carruthers, Edwin Frazee

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The Murders in the Rue Morgue

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The Property Man

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Charles Bennett, Jess Dandy

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1914 ?

  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Parley Baer: American actor (d. 2002).
  • Lydia Lamaison
  • Jacques Angelvin: French actor and television host who worked with Jacques Chabannes and Roger Féral on the "Tele-Paris" show, which later became "Paris Club.
  • Bob Daughters: American baseball player, a right-handed pinch runner who played one game with the Boston Red Sox on 24 April 1937.
  • Anita Colby: Washington, DC -- Model / actress (Pepsi Cola Playhouse).
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  • 1st traffic light installed (Euclid Ave & E 105th St, Cleveland)
  • Cuba, Uruguay, Mexico and Argentina proclaim neutrality in WWI
  • Dutch Cort Van de Linden government issues silver bonds as money
  • Massive German assault on forts around Luik
  • Montenegro declares war against Austria-Hungary in World War I

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 05, 1914 - Geocentric view

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Ave Maria - John McCormack
  2. Puppchen - Prince's Orchestra

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