Wednesday 10 October 1917
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ilona Ference and Thelonious Monk.
Seven Keys to Baldpate, directed by Hugh Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 10 October 1917 ?
- Ilona Ference: Actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night).
- Thelonious Monk: American jazz pianist and composer, considered to be one of the world’s most important and eccentric jazz figures and sometimes referred to as "The High Priest of Bebop.
- Fernand Lagneau: Maligny physician.
- Giants Rube Benton is 1st lefty to pitch a World Series no hitter
- Plymouth Theater opens at 236 W 45th St, New York City
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