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September 23 – Today in Hat History

September 23 – Today in Hat History

on Sep 23, 2015

September 23 – Today in Hat History. Publication of Phantom of the Opera, 1909.     The Phantom of the Opera (French: Le Fantôme de l’Opéra) is a novel by French writer Gaston Leroux. It was first published in serial form in the magazine Le Gaulois from September 23, 1909, to January 8, 1910. It was published as a book in April 1910 by Pierre...

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June 6 – Today in Hat History

June 6 – Today in Hat History

on Jun 6, 2015

June 6 – Today in Hat History Queen Christina of Sweden   Queen Christina was considered the most intelligent and cultured European monarch of her day.  Fond of dressing like a man, she never had the desire to marry.   From Wikipedia Christina (18 December December 8, 1626 – April 19, 1689 was queen regnant of Sweden from 1632 to 1654, with the...

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May 29 -Today in Hat History

May 29 -Today in Hat History

on May 29, 2015

May 29 -Today in Hat History Mary Pickford   Mary Pickford (April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979) was a Canadian-American motion picture actress, co-founder of the film studio United Artists and one of the original 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Known as “America’s Sweetheart”, “Little Mary” and the...

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May 28 – Today in Hat History

May 28 – Today in Hat History

on May 28, 2015

May 28 – Today in Hat History Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment   The Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment was the first military unit consisting of black soldiers to be raised in the North during the Civil War. Prior to 1863, no concerted effort was made to recruit black troops as Union soldiers. The adoption of the...

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May 26 -Today in Hat History

May 26 -Today in Hat History

on May 25, 2015

May 26 -Today in Hat History Miles Davis   Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.  Miles Davis was, together with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music,...

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