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Tuesday 19 August 1902

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emile Buisson and Ogden Nash. while The Right of Way by Gilbert Parker was one of the best selling books.
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Old Mother Hubbard

Starring: R.P. Paranjpye

Country: United States

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Snow White

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Snow White

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

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The Magician and the Seven Hats

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

The Mischievous Boys and the Washerwoman

Starring: R.P. Paranjpye

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 1902 ?

  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
Famous Birthdays:
  • Emile Buisson: French criminal, a gang leader sentenced to death and executed in France.
  • Ogden Nash: Poet / TV panelist (Masquerade Party), dies at 68.
  • Frederic Nash: American writer, the gifted creator of light, humorous verse.
  • Henri Duclos: Limoux Writer.
  • J Reyes: Filipino lawyer and jurist (d. 1994).
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Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. On a Sunday Afternoon - Harry Macdonough

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The Right of Way

By: Gilbert Parker

Charley Steele is a successful and brilliant Canadian lawyer. He has a nagging wife, Kathleen, and a lazy brother-in- law, Billy. In spite of his success, he is disillusioned with his life, drinks too much, and is deeply troubled by ...

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Mrs. Wiggs of Cabbage Patch

By: Alice Caldwell Hegan

Mrs. Wiggs' life has been anything but easy. Her husband died of alcohol, her farm burned to the ground and now she struggles in her everyday fight to "pull agin' a debt."

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The Virginian

By: Owen Wister

The epic novel of the American West and the heroic cowboyOwen Wister's powerful story of the tall, silent stranger who rides into the uncivilized West and defeats the forces of evil has become an enduring part of American mythology.

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By: Mary Johnston

The valley lay like a ribbon thrown into the midst of the encompassing hills. The grass which grew there was soft and fine and abundant; the trees which sprang from its

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