Tuesday 14 August 1917
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Georges Haldas and Jacques Rouet.
The Manxman, directed by George Loane Tucker, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 August 1917 ?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
Famous Birthdays:14 August
- Leeuwen soccer team forms
- China declares war on Germany and Austria at start of WW I.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Till the Clouds Roll By - Vernon Dalhart
- Oh, Johnny! Oh, Johnny! Oh! - Elizabeth Brice
- All the World Will be Jealous of Me - Charles Harrison
- Till the Clouds Roll By - Anna Wheaton & James Harrod
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