Wednesday 12 December 1917
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Edward Firth and James Wall.
New York Luck, directed by Edward Sloman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while The Red Planet by William J. Locke 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 12 December 1917 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:12 December
- French troop train derails in French Alps killing 543
- Rev Edward Flanagan forms Boys Town outside Omaha, Neb
- In Nebraska, Father Edward J. Flanagan founds Boys Town as a farm village for wayward boys.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1917 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Sailin' Away on the Henry Clay - American Quartet
- That's the Kind of a Baby for Me - Eddie Cantor
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