Thursday 24 August 1916
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Anita V Figueredo and Peter Crichton Kirkpatrick.
Rolling Stones, directed by Del Henderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1916 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Anita V Figueredo: Physician / humanitarian.
- Peter Crichton Kirkpatrick: Oarsman.
- Léo Ferré: Monegasque poet, composer and a dynamic and controversial live performer whose career in France dominated the years after the Second World War until his death.
- Robert Garrels: American geochemist, professor of geology.
- Leo Ferre: French singer and songwriter (Born 1916).
- Hal Smith: American actor and singer (d. 1994)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1916 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- America - Columbia Mixed Double Quartet
- Down Where the Swanne River Flows - Al Jolson
- Simple Melody - Billy Murray & Elsie Baker
- The Battle Hymn of the Republic - Columbia Mixed Double Quartet
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