Wednesday 14 February 1917, Valentine's Day
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Herbert A Hauptman New York City and Herbert Hauptman.
Rosie O'Grady, directed by John H. Collins, 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 14 February 1917 ?
- 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).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1917 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Paradise Blues - Marion Harris
- They're Wearing 'Em Higher in Hawaii - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
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