Thursday 6 January 1910, Epiphany
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Maurice Gahinet and G N Balasubramaniam.
La expiación, directed by Segundo de Chomn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910
while The Wild Olive by Anonymous (Basil King) was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- G N Balasubramaniam: Indian Carnatic musician (d. 1960).
- Maurice Gahinet: Brest physician.
- Andr? Mazingarbe: Montargis physician.
- G Balasubramaniam: Indian singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1965).
- Kid Chocolate: Cuban boxer (d. 1988).
- Wright Morris: American author and photographer (d. 1998).
- Yiannis Papaioannou: Greek composer and educator (d. 1989).
- The Great White Fleet passes through the Suez Canal, the largest group of ships to pass through up to that time.
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- It's Hard to Kiss (When the Last Kiss Means Good-Bye) - Walter Van Brunt
- It's Hard to Kiss Your Sweetheart When the Last Kiss Means Good-Bye - Arthur Clough
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