Monday 15 May 1916
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lord Robert McDonald and Bill Williams.
Sherlock Holmes, directed by Arthur Berthelet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
while Life and Gabriella by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 15 May 1916 ?
- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
- International conscientious objectors' day.
- Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
- United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
- International day of families.
- Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
- Saint Dymphna
- Saint Achillius
- Saint Gerebern
- Saint Isidore the Labourer
- Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
- Saint Reticius
- Saint Denise
- Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.
- Lord Robert McDonald
- Bill Williams: Brooklyn, New York -- Actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels).
- Robert McDonald: Scottish jurist, high court judge and member of the Queen's Counsel from 1957.
- Paul Benard: France Military man.
- Vera Gebuhr: Danish actress (d. 2014).
- Asiago Italy falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front.
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- Kiss Me Again - Olive Kline (as Alice Green)
- St. Louis Blues - Prince's Orchestra
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