Friday 2 October 1914
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Albe Vidakovic and Bengt Viktor Johansson.
Anna Karenina, directed by Vladimir Gardin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
while T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett 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 2 October 1914 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Albe Vidakovic: Composer.
- Bengt Viktor Johansson: Composer.
- Charles Drake: Bayside NYC, New York -- Actor (Air Force, Glenn Miller Story).
- Jack Parsons: American scientist and occultist, he was a rocket propulsion expert who partnered with Aleister Crowly and later L. Ron Hubbard of Scientology fame.
- Bernarr Rainbow: historian of music education, organist, and choir master (d. 1998).
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1914 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- By the Beautiful Sea - Prince's Orchestra
- Eagle Rock - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
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