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Thursday 11 May 1905

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marjorie Sykes and Ida Gerhardt. Fireworks, directed by Katie Messer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
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Movies

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Fireworks

Directed by: Katie Messer

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The Sign of the Cross

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Directed by: Michael Anderson

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Cleaning the Fish and Landing a Shark

Peeping Tom in the Dressing Room

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marjorie Sykes: peace campaigner.
  • Ida Gerhardt: Dutch classicist, poet in the post-symbolist tradition and translator of Latin and Hebrew poetry.
  • Mikhail Sholokhov: Russian novelist, winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize for Literature for his novels and stories about the Cossacks of southern Russia.
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Facts:
  • Albert Einstein submits his doctoral dissertation ''On the Motion of Small Particles...'', in which he explains Brownian motion. In the course of the year, Einstein publishes four papers, formulates the theory of special relativity and explains the photoelectric effect by quantization. 1905 is regarded as his quotmiracle yearquot.

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