Thursday 9 November 1916
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Octave Gélinier and Martha Putney.
The Ocean Waif, directed by Alice Guy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 9 November 1916
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Which were the important events of 9 November 1916 ?
- Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
- Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
- Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
- Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
- Europe - Inventor's Day - in honor of Hedy Lamarr's birthday
- United States - World Freedom Day, to commenerate the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1916 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Aida: Celeste Aida (Radiant Aida) - Hipolito Lazaro
- On the South Sea Isle - Sterling Trio
- Turn Back the Universe and Give Me Yester Day - Orpheus Quartet