Monday 17 May 1915
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph D and Ascel Bromstrom.
Four Feathers, directed by J. Searle Dawley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
while A Far Country by Winston Churchill 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 17 May 1915 ?
- 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
- Joseph D: Craggs electrical engineer.
- Ascel Bromstrom: Swedish industrialist, a multi-millionaire ship builder and owner.
- Jean Cazeneuve: French philosopher and anthropologist.
- Cubs George Zip Zabel relieves with 2 outs in 1st andwinds up with 4-3 19-inning win over Brooklyn in longest relief job ever
- Last liberal British Government of Asquith falls.
- National Baptist Convention chartered.
- 40th Preakness: Douglas Hoffman aboard Rhine Maiden wins in 1:58.
- The last British Liberal Party government (led by Herbert Henry Asquith) falls.
- The last purely Liberal government in the United Kingdom ends when Prime Minister Herbert Henry Asquith forms an all party coalition.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1915 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Want to Go to Tokio - Prince's Orchestra
- Everybody Rag with Me - George O'Connor
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