Tuesday 17 October 1916
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robert Lowery and Tadeusz Paciorkiewicz.
Romeo and Juliet, directed by J. Gordon Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
while Life and Gabriella by Ellen Glasgow 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 1916 ?
- 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
- Robert Lowery: Kansas City, Missouri -- Actor (Murder Over NY).
- Tadeusz Paciorkiewicz: Composer.
- Louis Borlinghaus: American astrologer who joined AFA in 12/1965.
- Dutch women demonstrate for female suffrage
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1916 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Missouri Waltz - Jaudas' Society Orchestra
- If I Knock the L Out of Kelly - Ada Jones
- When You Drop Off at Cairo, Illinois - Billy Murray
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