Saturday 21 July 1917
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mitch Chetkovich and Andr? Raiffaud.
The Little American, directed by Mary Pickford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while Wildfire by Zane Gre 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 21 July 1917 ?
- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
- Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
- Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
- Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
- Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)
- Mitch Chetkovich: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher with the Philadelphia Phillies for four games in 1945.
- Andr? Raiffaud: Pr? en Pail Military man.
- Alan Gold: Canadian lawyer and jurist (d. 2005).
- Christopher J Forster: British RAF-pilot / Captain, dies in battle.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- For Me and My Gal - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
- Sousa's Band - The Stars and Stripes Forever March
- American Patrol - Prince's Orchestra
- The Battle Hymn of the Republic - Reinald Werrenrath
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