Tuesday 9 May 1916
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bernard William George Rose and Cyril Bowles.
Sherlock Holmes, directed by Arthur Berthelet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
while When a Man's a Man by Harold Bell Wright 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 9 May 1916 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Bernard William George Rose: Composer / Organist.
- Cyril Bowles: bishop of Derby.
- Douglas Guest: organist.
- Wilfried Richter: German nazi military, waffen ss.
- Søren Sommerfelt: Norwegian diplomat.
- William Bois: American author and illustrator (d. 1993)
- British-France Sykes-Picot meet over division of Turkey.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1916 ?
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- There's a Broken Heart for Every Light on Broadway - Elsie Baker
- Hello, Hawaii, How Are You? - Anna Chandler
- Memories - Henry Burr
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