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Friday 13 December 1901

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Wijga and Olev Roomet. while The Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle was one of the best selling books.
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En casa del fotógrafo

Directed by: Eugenio Cardini

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

The 'Abbot' and 'Cresceus' Race

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 December 1901 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Wijga: Painter / illustrator.
  • Olev Roomet: Estonian singer violinist and bagpipe player (d. 1987).
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Facts:
  • Test debut of S F Barnes versus Australia Sydney Cricket Ground, took 5-65 in first innings.

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Books

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The Helmet of Navarre

By: Bertha Runkle

This book, "The Helmet of Navarre", by Bertha Runkle, is a replication. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.

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Eben Holden

By: Irving Bacheller

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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Alice of Old Vincennes

By: Maurice Thompson

Set in 1778 in old Vincennes on the Wabash, during the Revolutionary peroid.

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The Visits of Elizabeth

By: Elinor Glyn

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