Year 1874

THE BIRTHS OF…

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Denmark: Robert Dinesen.

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England: Cecil Hepworth.

France:
Gérard Bourgeois, filmmaker, scriptwriter, France
Albert Capellani in Paris.
Pierre-Jules-César Janssen documents the transit of Venus, probably a model

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Germany: Paul Wegener.

Italy:

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Mario Caserini.

Mario Gallo, director, producer, Argentina

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Russia: Vsevolod Meyerhold.

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Spain: Fructuoso Gelabert.

Sweden: John Bergqvist.

USA:

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John Emerson

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Dustin Farnum in Hampton Beach, NY.

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Ben Turpin in New Orleans.

OTHER EVENTS:

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Jules Janssen builds the photographic revolver which documents the passage of Venus past the sun’s surface.

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