Monday 14 February 1916, Valentine's Day
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Wawrzyniec Jerzy and Knut Blom.
The Three Musketeers, directed by Charles Swickard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
while Life and Gabriella by Ellen Glasgow 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 February 1916 ?
- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
- Western World - Valentine's Day.
- Iraq - 'Communist Martyrs Day' celebrated by Iraqi Communist Party.
- Europe/Catholicism - Feast day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, patron saints of Europe.
- Saint Abraham (d. 422)
- Saint Valentine (d. 422).
- Wawrzyniec Jerzy: Zulawski composer.
- Knut Blom: Norwegian jurist and judge.
- Marcel Bigeard: French military, a General and State Secretary of Defense.
- C O'Neill: American lawyer and politician, Ohio's 59th governor and a jurist.
- Jean Carrelet: France Military man.
- Sally Gray: English actress and singer (d. 2006)
- Masaki Kobayashi: Japanese director and producer (d. 1996)
- Edward Platt: Staten Island, New York -- Actor (Chief-Get Smart)
- Petko J Todorov Bulgaria writer (Zmejova): dies at age 36.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1916 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- He's Got a Bungalow - Arthur Fields
- You'd Never Know That Old Home Town of Mine - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- M-O-T-H-E-R (A Word That Means the World to Me) - Henry Burr
- Is There Still Room for Me 'Neath the Old Apple Tree? - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
- Araby - Harry Macdonough
- When Old Bill Bailey Plays the Ukelele - Peerless Quartet
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