Thursday May 24, 1917: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 5/24/1917, UK date format: 24/5/1917

May 24th, 1917 was the 144th day of the year 1917 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Gemini. The day of the week was Thursday.

Famous birthdays on this day include John Russell 13th Duke of Bedford and Georges Millot.

The number one song in US was America by Louis Gravieure.

A Mormon Maid, directed by Robert Z. Leonard, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1917

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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May 24, 1917 Events

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May 24, 1917 Famous Birthdays

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May 24, 1917 Famous Deaths

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May 24, 1917 Zodiac

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Gemini personality

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Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini

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Sign: Snake

Element: Fire

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May 24, 1917 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was May 24, 1917?

The day of the week was Thursday.

May 24th marks the 143rd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1917.

There are 221 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


May 24, 1917 Holidays and Observances

What is special on May 24, 1917?


  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
  • Mary, Help of the Christians
  • Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.


  • Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
  • Saint Amadl
  • Saint Suzanna
  • Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
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Music charts

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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - America
  2. - The Star-Spangled Banner
  3. - For Me and My Gal
  4. - I'se Gwine Back to Dixie

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A Mormon Maid

A Mormon Maid

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Mae Murray, Frank Borzage, Hobart Bosworth, Edythe Chapman

Country: United States of America

The Whip

The Whip

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Alma Hanlon, June Elvidge, Irving Cummings, Warren Cook

The Poor Little Rich Girl

The Poor Little Rich Girl

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Mary Pickford, Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley, Gladys Fairbanks

Country: United States of America

A Girl's Folly

A Girl's Folly

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Robert Warwick, Doris Kenyon, June Elvidge, Jane Adair

Country: United States of America

The Vicar of Wakefield

The Vicar of Wakefield

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Boyd Marshall, Kathryn Adams, Gladys Leslie

Birth chart on this day

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May 24, 1917 Lunar and Planetary phase

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