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Thursday 24 December 1903, Christmas Eve

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ava Helen Pauling and Joseph Cornell.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Tôkyôza katsudô daishashin

Directed by: N/A

Starring: N/A

Country: Japan

Der Specht

Starring: George Nathaniel Curzon

Country: United States

Tôkyôza katsudô daishashin

Starring: George Nathaniel Curzon

Country: United States

Der Specht

Directed by: N/A

Starring: N/A

Country: Germany

Reliance: Shamrock III

Starring: Margrethe Andersen, Clara Rasmussen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1903 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. By the Sycamore Tree - Bob Roberts
  2. Mighty Like a Rose - George Alexander
  3. Up in a Cocoanut Tree - Billy Murray
  4. You're as Welcome as the Flowers in May - J.W. Myers

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Lady Rose's Daughter

By: Mary Augusta Ward

"The most marvelous work of its wonderful author." --New York World "We touch regions and attain altitudes which it is not given to the ordinary novelist even to approach."

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Gordon Keith

By: Thomas Nelson Page

Thomas Nelson Page was a Virginian author, and ambassador to Italy during the Wilson administration. He is best known for his postbellum Southern work.

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The Pit

By: Frank Norris

This classic literary critique of turn-of-the-century capitalism in the United States reveals Norris's powerful story of an obsessed trader intent on cornering the wheat market and the consequences of his unchecked greed.

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Lovey Mary

By: Alice Hegan Rice

By the Author of Mrs. Wiggs Of The Cabbage Patch

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