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Wednesday 19 August 1903

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James Gould Cozzens and Muriel Kirkland. Reliance: Shamrock III, directed by N/A, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903 while The Virginian by Owen Wister was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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Reliance: Shamrock III

Starring: Margrethe Andersen, Clara Rasmussen

Country: United States

Reliance: Shamrock III

Directed by: N/A

Starring: N/A

Country: France

Pica, pica Compadrito

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: Margrethe Andersen, Clara Rasmussen

Country: United States

Pica, pica Compadrito

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: N/A

Country: Argentina

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • 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:
  • James Gould Cozzens: United States -- Novelist (1949 Pulitzer-Guard of Honor).
  • Muriel Kirkland: Yonkers, New York -- Actress (Fast Workers, Hold Your Man).
  • James Cozzens: American author of some 16 books and many short stories which include "S.
  • Claude Dauphin: French screen/stage/tv actor.
  • Isabel Hickey: American astrologer and writer who practiced Humanist Astrology with a psychological approach.
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Facts:
  • Phillies suffer record 9th straight posponed game

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Books

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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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Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch

By: Alice Hegan Rice

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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Lovey Mary

By: Alice Hegan Rice

By the Author of Mrs. Wiggs Of The Cabbage Patch

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Gordon Keith

By: Thomas Nelson Page

Excerpt from The Novels, Stories, Sketches, and Poems of Thomas Nelson Page, Vol. 2: Gordon Keith Prosperity is like the tide. It comes, each wave higher and higher, until it almost appears that it will never end, and then suddenly ...

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