Thursday 1 November 1917
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Clarence E Miller and Margaret Taylor Burroughs.
Seven Keys to Baldpate, directed by Hugh Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 1 November 1917!
Which were the important events of 1 November 1917 ?
- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
- Clarence E Miller: American politician.
- Margaret Taylor Burroughs: US author / house painter (Black Queen).
- Zenna [Chlarson] Henderson: United States -- Sci-fi author (Anything Box).
- Zenna Henderson: American science-fiction writer, one of the first women in the genre to write under her own name without disguising her gender.
- Richard Lewis: American writer, professor, critic and scholar.
- Jean Vaysse: Le Mans physician
- Siegfried Jamrowski: Russian-German soldier and pilot (d. 2012)
- R Lewis: American scholar and critic (d. 2002)
- Clarence Miller: Blues / jazz vocalist, dies at 69 of a heart attack
- In WWI, the 1st US soldiers are killed in combat
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1917 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Musical Sam from Alabam' - Peerless Quartet
- Lily of the Valley - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
Search For Your Ancestors
Make this date unforgettable
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?