Monday 9 April 1917
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vincent O'Brien and Brad Dexter.
Chi no ike jigôkû, directed by Yaroku Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 9 April 1917 ?
- Saint Waltrudis
- Saint Casilda
- Saint Ingofried
- Saint Hugo of Rouan
- Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
- Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor, celebrated as Bataan Day in Bataan) in the Philippines.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jal�l (Glory) - First day of the second month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Vincent O'Brien: Irish horse trainer (Born1917).
- Brad Dexter: American actor and producer (d. 2002).
- Jacques Roumeguere: Le Havre Military man.
- Johannes Bobrowski: German lyricist, narrative writer, adaptor and essayist (b.
- Ronnie Burgess: Welsh footballer and manager (d. 2005).
- Vimy Ridge France stormed by Canadian troops.
- Battle of Arras begins.
- World War I: The Battle of Arras : the battle begins with Canadian Corps executing a massive assault on Vimy Ridge.
- April 12 ampndash WWI: Canadian troops win the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1917 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Put On Your Slippers & Fill Up Your Pipe (You're Not Going Bye-Bye Tonight - Ada Jones
- Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag and Smile, Smile, Smile - Reinald Werrenrath
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