Saturday 24 June 1916
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Ciardi and William B Saxbe.
Flirting with Fate, directed by Christy Cabanne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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Which were the important events of 24 June 1916 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
- Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
- Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
- Quarter days in England
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Battle of Carabobo Day in Venezuela (1821)
- FOte nationale du QuTbec, also called St-Jean-Baptiste Day
- Day of Indian in Peru
- Original Midsummer's Eve in Finland and Sweden, although the official holiday is now moved to the nearest Friday
- St. John's Day in Estonia and Sao Joao in Porto
- Festival of San Juan observed in Bolivia and Peru
- American Radio Relay League - Field Day 2006
- John Ciardi: Poet / critic (translated Dante).
- William B Saxbe: American politician (d. 2010).
- William Saxbe: American soldier lawyer and politician 70th United States Attorney General (d. 2010).
- Mary Pickford becomes the first female film star to sign a million dollar contract.
- World War I: the Battle of the Somme begins with a week-long artillery bombardment on the German Line.
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- So Long, Letty - Prince's Orchestra
- Siam - American Quartet
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