Saturday 22 August 1914
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jack Dunphy and Connie Gay.
The Call of the North, directed by Oscar Apfel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
while The Inside of the Cup by Winston Churchill 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 22 August 1914 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Jack Dunphy: American author and playwright (d. 1992).
- Connie Gay: American businessman co-founded the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum (d. 1989).
- Battle in Ardennen: Neufchateau, Rossignal, Tintigny and Virton
- German troops execute 384 inhabitants of Tamines Belgium
- Von Ludendorff and von Hindenburg move into E Prussia enroute to Russia
- World War I: in Belgium, British and German troops clash for the first time in the war.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1914 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Prince's Orchestra - Love's Melody
- Fourth of July at Pumpkin Center - Cal Stewart
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