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Wednesday 11 August 1909

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gaston Litaize and Hugo Buchthal. The Way of the Cross, directed by J. Stuart Blackton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Movies

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The Way of the Cross

Directed by: J. Stuart Blackton

Starring: Rose Tapley, Maurice Costello, William Humphrey, Edith Storey

Elastic Transformation

Directed by: Jean Durand

Starring: Joaquim Renez

Cochero de tranvía

Mrs. Jones' Lover; or, 'I Want My Hat'

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: John R. Cumpson, Florence Lawrence, Anthony O'Sullivan, Dorothy Bernard

The Hungry Actor

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
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Facts:
  • Liner Arapahoe is 1st ship to use SOS distress call
  • SOS 1st used by an American ship, Arapahoe, off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina
  • Warren Bardsley (136 & 130) 1st to get twin tons in a Test

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