Thursday 22 February 1917
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
A Girl's Folly, directed by Maurice Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1917 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
- Harmen van Rossum: Civil servant / resistance fighter (WWII).
- Jane Bowles: American playwright (d. 1973).
- Sybil Leek: British author, poet, journalist, proprietor and astrologer, called the "Billy Graham of Witchcraft.
- Chester Richmond: San Francisco Military man.
- Reed Crandall: American illustrator (d. 1982).
- German Navy torpedoes 7 Dutch ships.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- O'Brien is Tryin' to Learn to Talk Hawaiian - Ada Jones
- Poor Butterfly - Victor Military Band
- Mammy's Little Coal Black Rose - Orpheus Quartet
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