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Wednesday 17 May 1905

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Patrick and Lucille Adams. while The Gambler by Katherine Cecil Thurston was one of the best selling books.
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Wonderful Beehive

Directed by: Gaston Velle

Starring: Frida Cotrelli, Eugen Skladanowsky

Country: United States

La malia dell'oro

Accident d'automobile

La course aux tonneaux

Kedélyes bohémek

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  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
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  • Waseda University of Tokyo defeats Los Angeles High School 5-3 in baseball.
  • Kappa Delta Rho is founded in in room 14 of Old Painter Hall at Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT.

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Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Tell Me with Your Eyes - Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet)

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The Gambler

By: Katherine Cecil Thurston

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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Nedra George

By: Barr McCutcheon

George Barr McCutcheon (July 26, 1866 – October 23, 1928) was an American popular novelist and playwright. His best known works include the series of novels set in Graustark, a fictional East European country, and the novel Brewster's Millions, which ...

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Sandy Alice

By: Hegan Rice

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The Garden of Allah

By: Robert Hichens

The fatigue caused by a rough sea journey, and, perhaps, the consciousness that she would have to be dressed before dawn to catch the train for Beni-Mora, prevented Domini Enfilden from sleeping.

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