Sunday 17 May 1914
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 17, 1914). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sammy Baugh and Guido Masanetz.
Caught in the Rain, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 May 1914 ?
- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Sammy Baugh
- Edward T. Hall: Scientist.
- Guido Masanetz: composer.
- Chang Ch'ung-ho: Chinese-American poet calligrapher and educator (d. 2015).
- Robert Thompson: American-Canadian chiropractor and politician (d. 1997).
- Peter Leyten bishop of Breda (1885-1914): dies at age 79.
- The Protocol of Corfu is signed recognising full autonomy to Northern Epirus under nominal Albanian sovereignty.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1914 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Amor Mio (My Love) - Enrico Caruso
- O Sole Mio (My Sunshine) - Alan Turner