Tuesday 22 May 1917
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Louis Laffitte and Jean-Louis Curtis.
A Romance of the Redwoods, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while The Light in the Clearing by Irving Bacheller 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 May 1917 ?
- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- Jean-Louis Laffitte: Curtis novelist.
- Jean-Louis Curtis: French educator and writer.
- Claude Étienne: Belgian theatre actor and director.
- Jean Curtis: France Writer.
- George Aratani: American businessman and philanthropist (d. 2013).
- Nathan Davis: American actor (d. 2008)
- Daniel Nagrin: American modern dancer and choreographer (d. 2008)
- Georg Tintner: Austrian-Canadian conductor and composer (d. 1999)
- Commissioned Officer Corps of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- America, Here's My Boy - Peerless Quartet
- From Here to Shanghai - Gene Greene & Peerless Quartet
- Let's All be Americans Now - American Quartet
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