Monday 24 April 1916
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Stanley Kauffmann New York City and Lou Thesz.
The Adventures of Peg o' the Ring, directed by Francis Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Which were the important events of 24 April 1916 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Stanley Kauffmann New York City: New York, playwright (Red Handkerchief Man).
- Lou Thesz: American professional wrestler (d. 2002).
- Easter rebellion of Irish against British occupation begins
- Ernest Shackleton and five men of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition launch a lifeboat from uninhabited Elephant Island in the Southern Ocean to organise a rescue for the ice-trapped ship Endurance.
- April 30 ampndash The Easter Rising occurs in Ireland.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1916 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- So Long, Letty - Olive Kline & Lambert Murphy
- Gems from Very Good, Eddie - Victor Light Opera Co.
- When You're Down in Louisville - Anna Chandler
- Underneath the Stars - Lambert Murphy
- What a Wonderful Mother You'd Be - Henry Burr
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