Monday 17 October 1910
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Albsrt Delaunay and Ester Wier.
Dorian Grays Portræt, directed by Axel Strm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910
while Simon the Jester by William J. Locke 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 October 1910 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Famous Birthdays:17 October
- William V Moody: US Poet (Sabine Woman, Great Divide).
- Julia Ward Howe composer (Battle Hymn of the Republic): dies at age 91.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1910 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! - Frank Stanley & Byron G. Harlan
- Angel Eyes - Billy Murray & Elida Morris
- The Blarney Stone - Harry Lauder
- Big Bass Viol - Peerless Quartet
- See the Pale Moon - Harry Anthony & James F. Harrison
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