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Wednesday 13 October 1909

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Art Tatum and Herbert Block. His Lost Love, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Movies

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His Lost Love

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: James Kirkwood, Owen Moore, Mary Pickford, George Nichols

The Cowboy Millionaire

Directed by: Francis Boggs, Otis Turner

Starring: Mac Barnes, William Garwood, Adrienne Kroell, Tom Mix

Höstfröjd i Friesens park

Directed by: Mauritz Björck

Starring: Mauritz Björck

The Expiation

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Owen Moore, Marion Leonard, Arthur V. Johnson, Frank Evans

The Death of the Duke D'Enghien

Directed by: Albert Capellani

Starring: Georges Grand, Henry Houry, Germaine Dermoz, Paul Capellani

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Art Tatum: American jazz piano soloist who studied piano, guitar, violin and accordion.
  • Herblock [Herbert L Block]: Roosevelt, Utah -- Political cartoonist.
  • Herbert Block: American cartoonist (d. 2001).
  • Jacques Guillebon: French military officer, a general in World War II, awarded the title of 'Compagnon de la Libération' (English: Companion of the Liberation).
  • de Guillebon: Lun?ville Military man.
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Facts:
  • An agreement by Germany, Italy and Switzerland gives the Germans and Italians access to the Gotthard Rail Tunnel.

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