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Year 1806 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 29 Thomas Dibdin's pantomime "Harlequin and Mother Goose" starring Joseph Grimaldi, in his most famous clown performance, opens at the Covent Garden Theatre, London

Greatest Clown in History Joseph Grimaldi
Greatest Clown in History
Joseph Grimaldi

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 9 Edwin Forrest, American actor and philanthropist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1872)