Monday 8 May 1916
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Sherlock Holmes, directed by Arthur Berthelet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1916 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Swami Chinmayananda: Indian spiritualist (d. 1993).
- João Havelange: Brazilian water polo player lawyer and businessman.
- Gordon Scarrott: engineer.
- Chinmayananda Saraswati: Indian spiritual leader and educator (d. 1993).
- Chet Aubuchon: American athlete, played pro basketball for one season, 1946-47.
- Joao Havelange: Brazilian industrialist
- German munitions bunker in Fort Douaumont explodes.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1916 ?
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- There's a Broken Heart for Every Light on Broadway - Elsie Baker
- Hello, Hawaii, How Are You? - Anna Chandler
- Memories - Henry Burr
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