Friday 3 August 1917
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jordan Whitfield and Antonio Lauro.
The Little American, directed by Mary Pickford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while The Red Planet by William J. Locke 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 3 August 1917 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
- Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
- St. Nicodemus
- Niger - Independence Day
- St. Walthen
- Jordan Whitfield: Pennsylvania, United States -- Actor (Swamp Fox).
- Antonio Lauro: Venezuelan musician, considered to be one of the foremost South American composers for the guitar in the 20th century.
- Yves Debrousse: La Fert?-Bernard physician.
- Les Elgart: American jazz trumpeter and bandleader (Born 1917).
- Ferdinand Georg Frobenius: German mathematician (Born 1849).
- The New York Guard is founded.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Lookout Mountain - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
- The Man Behind the Hammer and the Plow - Prince's Orchestra
- Night Time in Little Italy - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
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