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What Happened on August 12, 1881

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Person of interestCecil B. DeMille

Cecil B. DeMille, American filmmaker (The Ten Commandments), born in Ashfield, Massachusetts (d. 1959)

Filmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMille
Filmmaker and Director
Cecil B. DeMille
  • Vaclav Vackar, composer
1881 Highlights

About August 12, 1881

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo