Friday 4 August 1916
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dominique Hubert .
Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
while Life and Gabriella by Ellen Glasgow 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 4 August 1916 ?
- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
- Dominique Hubert: Port-Louis Military man.
- Denmark cedes Danish West Indies, including the Virgin Islands, to the US for $25 million
- World War I: Liberia declares war on Germany.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1916 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Baby Shoes - Henry Burr
- There's a Quaker Down in Quaker Town - Peerless Quartet
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