Wednesday 5 May 1915
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Richard H Rovere and Alice Faye.
The Eagle's Nest, directed by Edwin Arden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
while Jaffery 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 5 May 1915 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Richard H Rovere: Jersey City -- Journalist (Goldwater Caper).
- Alice Faye: American actress and singer (d. 1998).
- Ben Wright: English-American actor (d. 1989).
- German U-20 sinks Earl of Lathom.
- WWI: The Turks begin shelling Anzac Cove from a new position behind their lines.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1915 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- The Song of Songs - Grace Kerns
- Love's Dream After the Ball - Venetian Trio
- There's a Little Spark of Love Still Burning - Henry Burr
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