Monday 1 October 1917
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Cahal Daly and Robert Gist.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, directed by Marshall Neilan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while Wildfire by Zane Gre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 October 1917 ?
- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1917 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- You're a Grand Old Flag - Prince's Orchestra
- Over There - American Quartet
- La Marseillaise - Frances Alda backed by The Metropolitan Opera Chorus
- John McCormack - Keep the Home Fires Burning
- American Quartet - Good-Bye Broadway, Hello France
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