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Friday 10 August 1900

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 10, 1900). The US president was William McKinley (Republican). Famous people born on this day include René Crevel and Jean Mantelet. The Last Days of Pompeii, directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
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The Last Days of Pompeii

Directed by: Ernest B. Schoedsack

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Deep Sea Fishing

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Watermelon Contest

Directed by: James White

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Sherlock Holmes Baffled

Directed by: Arthur Marvin

Starring: Anonymous

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New Black Diamond Express

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 August 1900 ?

  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
Famous Birthdays:
  • René Crevel: French writer, a dada playwright, openly gay.
  • Henri Ey: French psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and philosopher.
  • Jean Mantelet: French entrepreneur, a manufacturer of kitchen and household appliances.
  • Norma Shearer: Canadian-American actress, the recipient of a Best Actress Oscar for her role in "The Divorcee.
  • Rene Crevel: France Writer.
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  • 1st Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in Boston (3-0)

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