Wednesday 7 November 1917
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Andras Mihaly and Edie Beale.
The Little Princess, directed by Marshall Neilan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Which were the important events of 7 November 1917 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Willibrord
- Russia - day of the October Revolution (1917) in the Gregorian Calendar, unofficially commemorated
- Northern Catalonia - National Day, after Treaty of Pyrenees.
- Also see November 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Andras Mihaly: Composer.
- Edie Beale: American socialite and entertainment hopeful whose life fell to pieces.
- Titos Vandis: Greek actor (Born 1917).
- British capture Gaza Palestine from the Turks.
- World War I: Third Battle of Gaza ends: British forces capture Gaza from the Ottoman Empire.
- The Gregorian calendar date of the October Revolution, which gets its name from the Julian calendar date of 25 October. On this date in 1917, the Bolsheviks storm the Winter Palace.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Good-Bye Broadway, hello France - Peerless Quartet
- Nora Bayes - Over There
- 12th Street Rag - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra
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