Friday 20 July 1917
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
The Little American, directed by Mary Pickford, 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 20 July 1917 ?
- St. Jerome Aemiliani
- St. Rufina
- St. Flavian
- St. Justa
- St. Margaret of Antioch
- St. Sabinus
- St. Joseph of Barsabas
- Brazil - Friendship Day
- St. Ceslas
- Argentina - Dfa del Amigo (Friendship Day)
- Japan - Marine Day (Umi-no-hi, currently it falls on the third Monday in July.)
- Northern Cyprus - Peace and Freedom Day
- Colombia - Independence Day
- Feast day for at least seventeen saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Aurelius
- St. Wulmar/Ulmar
- St. Severa1
- St. Barhadbesciabas
- St. Severa2
- St. Wilgefortis
- International chess day
- Gilles Edelmann: Nevers physician.
- Paul Hubschmid: Swiss actor, who was most notable for his role as Henry Higgins in a production of "My Fair Lady.
- Pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats and Slovenes form Yugoslavia
- WW I draft lottery held; #258 is first drawn.
- World War I: The Corfu Declaration, which leads to the creation of the post-war Kingdom of Yugoslavia, is signed by the Yugoslav Committee and Kingdom of Serbia.
- July 28 ampndash WWI: Austrian and German forces repulse the Russian advance into Galicia.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1917 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I'm a Twelve O'Clock Fellow in a Nine O'Clock Town - Byron G. Harlan
- You're in Love - Lyric Quartet
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