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Thursday 6 August 1914

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Arthur Charles Dobson and Susan Cowdy. Aftermath, directed by Elliot Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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Movies

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Aftermath

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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Recreation

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

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

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The Property Man

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

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

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The Fatal Mallet

Directed by: Mack Sennett

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Mack Sennett, Mack Swain

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Susan Cowdy: Ornithologist.
  • Arthur Charles Dobson: British racing driver (d. 1980).
  • Benedict Nicolson: British art historian and author, who was the elder son of authors Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West and the brother of writer and politician Nigel.
  • Jean Roux: Commercy physician.
  • Gordon Freeth: Australian lawyer and politician 24th Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs (d. 2001).
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Facts:
  • Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia and Serbia
  • French cavalry enter Belgium
  • German Zeppelin bombs Liege City, 9 killed
  • World War I: First Battle of the Atlantic : two days after the United Kingdom had declared war on Germany over the German invasion of Belgium, ten German U-boats leave their base in Helgoland to attack Royal Navy warships in the North Sea.
  • Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition leaves British waters.

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

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