Tuesday 24 April 1917
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Len Creed and Doris Duranti.
Il destino di un trovatello, directed by Victor Tarasco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter 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 24 April 1917 ?
- 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
- Len Creed: Bookmaker.
- Doris Duranti: Italian movie actress who appeared in 43 films between 1935 and 1975.
- Oskar Blumenthal writer: dies.
- Yankee lefty George Mogridge no-hits Red Sox 2-1 at Fenway
- Congress passes the First Liberty Bond Act.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- The Nightingale Song - Lucy Gates
- Where the Black-Eyed Susans Grow - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
- There's a Long, Long Trail - James F. Harrison & James Reed
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