Wednesday 11 April 1917
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Chi no ike jigôkû, directed by Yaroku Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 April 1917 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Clement Markert: American biologist, credited with the discovery of isozymes.
- Danny Gallivan: Canadian radio and television sportscaster (Born 1917).
- David Westheimer: American soldier journalist and author (d. 2005).
- Raymond Marcillac: French journalist and television news presenter who died on 13 April 2007.
- Babe Ruth beats New York Yankees, pitching 3-hit 10-3 win for Boston Red Sox.
- WWI: Brazil severs diplomatic relations with Germany.
- Vladimir Lenin arrives in Petrograd.
- WWI: The Nivelle Offensive commences.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1917 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag and Smile, Smile, Smile - Reinald Werrenrath
- Put On Your Slippers & Fill Up Your Pipe (You're Not Going Bye-Bye Tonight - Ada Jones
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