Sunday 27 August 1916
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Martha Raye [Margaret Reed] and George Montgomery.
Dare ga sode otôkichi, directed by Matsunosuke Onoe, 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 27 August 1916 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Martha Raye [Margaret Reed]: Butte, Montana -- Actress (Martha Raye Show).
- George Montgomery: American actor and leading man of numerous Hollywood westerns and action pictures.
- Martha Raye: American entertainer, a zestful, boisterous comedienne with a huge, elastic mouth and zany antics.
- Louis Croizette: France Military man.
- Gordon Bashford: English engineer co-designed the Range Rover (d. 1991).
- Halet Çambel: Turkish fencer and archaeologist (d. 2014)
- Tony Harris: South African cricketer and rugby player (d. 1993)
- Romania declares war against Austria-Hungary, entering World War I as one of the Allied nations.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1916 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Can Dance with Everybody but my Wife - Joseph Cawthorn
- My Dreamy China Lady - Lyric Quartet
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