Friday 8 June 1917
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 8, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gwendolyn Brooks and Dean Martin.
Two of a Kind, directed by John Herzfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 June 1917 ?
- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
- Gwendolyn Brooks: Poet.
- Dean Martin: Actor.
- Byron R Whizzer White: Ft Collins, Colorado -- NFLer / Supreme Court Just (1962-93).
- Byron White: American football player and Supreme Court Justice (d. 2002).
- Walt Disney graduates from Benton High School.
- A fire at the Speculator and Granite Mountain ore mine outside Butte, Montana kills at least 168 workers.