Wednesday 4 July 1917, US Independence Day
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Manolete and Mike Palagyi.
Little Women, directed by Alexander Butler, 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 4 July 1917 ?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Manolete : Spanish bull fighter who was gored to death during a bull fight on 28 August 1947.
- Mike Palagyi: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher who played one game with the Washington Senators on 18 August 1939.
- Georgette Plana: French singer known especially for having interpreted "Riquita" in 1968.
- Johan H C Kern: Dutch linguist (Sanskreet), dies at 84.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I - Anna Wheaton
- American Republic March - Prince's Orchestra
- With His Hands in His Pockets and His Pockets in His Pants - Byron G. Harlan
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