Saturday 19 August 1916
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marie Wilson and Dennis Poore.
Rolling Stones, directed by Del Henderson, 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 19 August 1916 ?
- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
- National Aviation Day, USA
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1916 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- The Battle Hymn of the Republic - Columbia Mixed Double Quartet
- America - Columbia Mixed Double Quartet
- Down Where the Swanne River Flows - Al Jolson
- Simple Melody - Billy Murray & Elsie Baker
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