Wednesday 17 May 1916
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Hinde and Cornelis A.
Sherlock Holmes, directed by Arthur Berthelet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
while Seventeen by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 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
- John Hinde: Photographer / circus promoter.
- Cornelis A: Eman Aruban politician.
- Bele Bachem: German painter, drawer, book illustrator, set designer, and writer.
- British Summer Time (Daylight Savings), first introduced.
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Kiss Me Again - Olive Kline (as Alice Green)
- St. Louis Blues - Prince's Orchestra
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