Monday 17 April 1916
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sirimavo Bandaranaike and Ryoei Saito.
Civilization, directed by Reginald Barker, 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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- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Sirimavo Bandaranaike: Ceylon politician, the first female Prime Minister of Ceylon.
- Ryoei Saito: Businessman.
- Helenio Herrera: French footballer player and manager (d. 1997).
- David Stafford-Clark: psychiatrist.
- Donald Gibson: British Vice-Admiral.
- Edmond Marco: Strasbourg Journalist.
- Win Maung: 3rd President of Union of Myanmar (d. 1989).
- A Thiagarajah: Sri Lankan educator and politician (d. 1981).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1916 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Some Day I'll Wander Back Again - Margaret Keyes & Columbia Stellar Quartet
- The Girl on the Magazine - Harry Macdonough
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