Thursday 15 November 1917
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gerardus H de Bold and Marcel Bessis.
The Queen of Spades, directed by Yakov Protazanov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 November 1917 ?
- Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
- USA - America Recycles Day
- Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
- Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
- Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
- R.C. Saints - Albert the Great
- Palestine - Independence Day (declared 1988)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Feast of Saint Philip the Apostle and the beginning of Winter Lent; also see November 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Gerardus H de Bold: Bishop of Breda (1962-67).
- Marcel Bessis: French doctor and scholar, who died on 28 March 1994.
- Emile Durkheim: French sociologist (Born 1858).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1917 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Somewhere in France is Daddy - Peerless Quartet
- Gems from Ziegfeld Follies of 1917 - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
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