Tuesday 16 May 1916
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include James H Binger and Irene Elizabeth Beatrice Ighodaro.
The Floorwalker, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1916 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- James H Binger
- Irene Elizabeth Beatrice Ighodaro: Doctor / social Reformer.
- Adriana Caselotti: American actress (d. 1997).
- Fred Hargesheimer: American World War II pilot (d. 2010).
- Bernard Braden: Broadcaster / actor (All Night Lone, Full Treatment).
- Jacques Piette: French politician who represented the French Section of the Workers' International (SFIO) in the National Assembly from 1956 to 1958.
- Ephraim Katzir: Israeli biophysicist and politician 4th President of Israel (d. 2009).
- James Binger: American lawyer and business executive at Honeywell, Inc.
- 41st Preakness: Linus McAtee aboard Damrosch wins in 1:54.8.
- Britain and France conclude the secret Sykes-Picot Agreement, which is to divide Arab areas of the Ottoman Empire, following the conclusion of WWI, into French and British spheres of influence.
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Top #4 songs in the USA
- Wake Up, America! - James F. Harrison (as Frederick J. Wheeler)
- She's the Daughter of Mother Machree - Charles Harrison
- She's the Daughter of Mother Machree - Manuel Romain
- The Old Refrain - John McCormack