Friday July 17, 1914

US date format: 7/17/1914, UK date format: 17/7/1914

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 17, 1914). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Lucille Benson Scottsboro Alabama and Paul-Emile Duroux. The Murders in the Rue Morgue, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The Property Man

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Charles Bennett, Jess Dandy

Gypsy Love

Directed by: Zalman King

The Painted Lady

Directed by: D. W. Griffith

Held for Ransom

Directed by: Clarence Bricker


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 17, 1914?


  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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  • Giants outfielder Red Murray is knocked unconscious by lightning after catching a flyball, ending 21 inning game, Giants win 3-1

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