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Saturday 17 August 1901

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William McKinley (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Henri Tomasi and Louis Chasserau. Photographing a Country Couple, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
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Movies

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Photographing a Country Couple

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

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What Came Out of the Cheese; or, The Lilliputians in a New York Restaurant

What Happened on Twenty-third Street, New York City

Directed by: George S. Fleming, Edwin S. Porter

Starring: A.C. Abadie, Florence Georgie

Panoramic View of Electric Tower from a Balloon

Esquimaux Game of Snap-the-Whip

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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Famous Deaths:
  • Edmond Audran: French musician, the composer of more than 30 operettas including "La Mascotte," 1880 and "La Poupee," 1896.

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