Wednesday 23 February 1916
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include George Abel and Martindale Sidwell.
The Three Musketeers, directed by Charles Swickard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
- George Abel: Canada -- Ice hockey player (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Martindale Sidwell: Organist / conductor.
- William Walsh: academic.
- Fran?ois Hervouet: Nantes physician.
- George Clement Martin composer: dies at age 71.
- Congress authorizes McKinley Memorial $1 gold coin
- French artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1916 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Cohen Telephones from Brighton - Joe Hayman
- Love, Here is My Heart - Reed Miller
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