Wednesday February 17, 1915

US date format: 2/17/1915, UK date format: 17/2/1915

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 17, 1915). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Homer Keller and William Foster. The Birth of a Nation, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper

Country: United States of America

The Italian

The Italian

Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: George Beban, Clara Williams, J. Frank Burke, Leo Willis

Country: United States of America

The Beast Within

The Beast Within

Directed by: Yves Scagliola

Young Romance

Young Romance

Directed by: George Melford

Starring: Edith Taliaferro, Florence Dagmar, Tom Forman, Frederick Wilson

The Three Brothers

The Three Brothers

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Wallace Reid, Allan Sears, William Hinckley, Claire Anderson


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 17, 1915?


  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
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  • Edward Stone, first US combatant to die in WWI, is mortally wounded.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 17, 1915?
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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - When the Grown-Up Ladies Act Like Babies (I've Got to Love 'Em, That's All)
  2. - Underneath the Japanese Moon
  3. - When You're Wearing the Ball and Chain

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