Tuesday 21 November 1916
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alan Noonan and Cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach.
The Ocean Waif, directed by Alice Guy, 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 21 November 1916
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Which were the important events of 21 November 1916 ?
- Also see November 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Hello Day
- Bangladesh - Armed Forces Day in Bangladesh
- R.C. Saints - Presentation of Mary
- World Television Day
- Alan Noonan: American UFO enthusiast who claims to be The Messiah, the one who has made many trips to Venus and contacts flying saucers by mental telepathy.
- Cecilia P J "Cilly" Bach: Dutch / US / Spanish actress (In Pyama).
- Sid Luckman: American football player and soldier (d. 1998).
- Jadu Singh: Indian soldier (d. 1948).
- World War I: A mine explodes and sinks HMHS Britannic in the Aegean Sea, killing 30 people.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1916 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Santa Lucia (Neapolitan Folk Song) - Enrico Caruso
- Sing Me to Sleep - Alma Gluck