Tuesday 16 May 1916
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bernard Braden and Irene Elizabeth Beatrice Ighodaro.
Sherlock Holmes, directed by Arthur Berthelet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
while Just David by Eleanor H. Porter 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 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.
- Bernard Braden: Broadcaster / actor (All Night Lone, Full Treatment).
- Irene Elizabeth Beatrice Ighodaro: Doctor / social Reformer.
- Adriana Caselotti: American actress (d. 1997).
- Fred Hargesheimer: American World War II pilot (d. 2010).
- James Binger: American lawyer and business executive at Honeywell, Inc.
- Jacques Piette: French politician who represented the French Section of the Workers' International (SFIO) in the National Assembly from 1956 to 1958. He died on 2 April 1990 in Boulogne-Billancourt.
- Ephraim Katzir: Israeli biophysicist and politician 4th President of Israel (d. 2009)
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1916 ?
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- St. Louis Blues - Prince's Orchestra
- Kiss Me Again - Olive Kline (as Alice Green)
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