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Monday 26 February 1917

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Taft . The Poor Little Rich Girl, directed by Maurice Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Poor Little Rich Girl

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley

Country: United States

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A Girl's Folly

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Robert Warwick, Doris Kenyon, June Elvidge

Country: United States

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Rosie O'Grady

Directed by: John H. Collins

Starring: Viola Dana, Tom Blake, James Harris

Country: United States

The Black Stork

Directed by: Leopold Wharton

Starring: Jane Fearnley, Allan Murnane, Hamilton Revelle

Country: United States

Blind Justice

Directed by: Benjamin Christensen

Starring: Benjamin Christensen, Karen Caspersen, Peter Fjelstrup

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 February 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Taft: American lawyer, politician and noted family member, he is sometimes referred to as Robert A. Taft, Jr.
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Facts:
  • 1st Annual fair at Utrecht Harbor (Netherlands)
  • The Original Dixieland Jass Band records the first ever jazz record for the Victor Talking Machine Company in New York.
  • The Original Dixieland Jass Band records their first commercial record, with the tunes quotLivery Stable Bluesquot and quotDixie Jazz Band One Stepquot.
  • The U.S. government releases the plaintext of the Zimmermann Telegram to the public.
  • Japanese city of Omuta, Fukuoka is founded by Hiroushi Miruku

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1917 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Pray for the Lights to Go Out - George O'Connor
  2. My Hawaiian Sunshine - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  3. It's a Long, Long Time Since I've Been Home - Irving Kaufman

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1917?

  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1156
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1155
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1154

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: H. G. Wells

H.G. Wells' attempt to make sense of World War I. It begins with a lighthearted account of an American visiting England for the first time, but the outbreak of war changes everything.

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The Light in the Clearing

By: Irving Bacheller

A tale of the north country in the time of Silas Wright.

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The Red Planet

By: William J. Locke

A tale of the Great War, as the Red Planet's glow bathes England in the ruby colors of military conquest. . .

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The Road to Understanding

By: Eleanor H. Porter

How does being a lavishly spoiled child impact one’s ability to function as an adult? It’s an always-timely topic that Pollyanna author Eleanor H. Porter explores with insight and wit in the charming novel The Road to Understanding.

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