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Friday 28 August 1914

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Glenn Osser and Hubert Argod. Aftermath, directed by Elliot Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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Movies

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Aftermath

Directed by: Elliot Lester

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The Face on the Barroom Floor

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Cecile Arnold, Jess Dandy, Vivian Edwards

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Recreation

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Charles Bennett, Helen Carruthers, Edwin Frazee

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The Property Man

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Charles Bennett, Jess Dandy

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The Rounders

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Phyllis Allen, Minta Durfee

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Glenn Osser: Munising, Michigan -- Orchestra leader (Paul Whiteman Goodyear Revue).
  • Hubert Argod: French diplomat, ambassador to Chad, 1961-1962; Cambodia, 1964-1968; Senegal/Gambia, 1969-1973; and Lebanon, 1975-1979.
  • Jean Lalanne: France sport Champion.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 3rd day of battle at Tannenberg: violent German / Russian battles
  • John French evacuate Amiens
  • World War I: the Royal Navy defeats the German fleet in the Battle of Heligoland Bight.

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