Saturday 5 May 1917US date format: 5/5/1917, UK date format: 5/5/1917
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 5, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include June Lang and Pio Leyva.
A Mormon Maid, directed by Robert Z. Leonard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 May 1917
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Which were the important events of 5 May 1917 ?
- 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).