Tuesday 18 April 1916
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michel Parent and Jose Trejos Fernandez.
The Queen of Spades, directed by Yakov Protazanov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 18 April 1916
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Which were the important events of 18 April 1916 ?
- Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
- Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
- Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
- Saint Timon
- Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
- Saint Werner (d. 1287)
- Blessed Idesbald van der Gracht (d. 1167), patron saint of fishermen and Flemish nobility
- Saint Eusebius (d. 526)
- Saint Apollonius (d. 185/6)
- Marie de l'Incarnation (1566 ? 1618)
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- Zimbabwe ? Independence Day.
- Saint Emma
- Iran - Army Day
- Michel Parent: French senior civil servant, who was Inspector (1945) and Inspector General (1958) of Sites, Inspector General for French Historical Monuments (1969), founder and President of the Burgundy Nights Festival (1954-1984), and President of the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS -1981-1987).
- Jose Trejos Fernandez: President of Costa Rica from 1966 to 1970.
- Carl Burgos: American illustrator (d. 1984).
- Doug Peden: Canadian basketball player (d. 2005).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1916 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Underneath the Stars - Lambert Murphy
- Gems from Very Good, Eddie - Victor Light Opera Co.
- So Long, Letty - Olive Kline & Lambert Murphy
- When You're Down in Louisville - Anna Chandler
- What a Wonderful Mother You'd Be - Henry Burr