Friday 25 August 1916
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Van Johnson and Frederick C Robbins.
Dare ga sode otôkichi, directed by Matsunosuke Onoe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
while Seventeen by Booth Tarkington 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 25 August 1916 ?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- Van Johnson: American actor, a boyish looking red head who played in some 125 films in the '40s and '50s.
- Frederick C Robbins
- Paul Legatte
- Saburo Sakai: Japanese aviator (d. 2000).
- Marcel Domergue: French volleyball champion.
- Frederick Robbins: American scientist, a physician, pediatrician and Nobel Prize Winner along with Enders and Weller for Medicine and Physiology on 12/10/1954.
- Saburō Sakai: Japanese lieutenant and pilot (d. 2000).
- Erich Von Stroheim Jr: Actor / director (Napoleon, Sunset Blvd).
- Frederic Robbins: US bacteriologist.
- US Congress establishes the National Park Service as part of the Department of the Interior.
- The United States National Park Service is created.
- U.S. President Woodrow Wilson signs legislation creating the National Park Service.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1916 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- The Battle Hymn of the Republic - Columbia Mixed Double Quartet
- America - Columbia Mixed Double Quartet
- Down Where the Swanne River Flows - Al Jolson
- Simple Melody - Billy Murray & Elsie Baker
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