Wednesday 25 July 1917
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Philippe de Lacy and Whipper Billy Watson.
The Little American, directed by Mary Pickford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while The Light in the Clearing by Irving Bacheller 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 July 1917 ?
- St. Thea
- Roman festivals - Furinalia
- Cuba - Eve of Revolution Day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Foundation of Santiago de QuerTtaro
- Puerto Rico - Constitution Day (1952)
- Tunisia - Republic Day (1957)
- Virgin Islands - Hurricane Supplication Day
- Inca - festival in honor of Ilyap'a
- Ebernoe Horn Fair, Sussex, England
- St. Valentine
- St. Paul
- St. Nissen
- St. Cucufas/Cougat
- St. Christopher
- Costa Rica - Anniversary of the Annexation of Guanacaste Province
- Galiza - National Day (Dia da Patria Galega).
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Saint James the Great, the patron saint of Spain.
- Philippe de Lacy
- Whipper Billy Watson: Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1990).
- Gerhard Bremer: Germany Military man.
- Fritz Honegger: Swiss lawyer and politician (d. 1999).
- Sir Thomas Whyte introduces the first income tax in Canada as a ''temporary'' measure (lowest bracket is 4% and highest is 25%).
- Sir William Thomas White introduces the first income tax in Canada as a quottemporaryquot measure (lowest bracket is 4% and highest is 25%).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- For Me and My Gal - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
- Sousa's Band - The Stars and Stripes Forever March
- American Patrol - Prince's Orchestra
- The Battle Hymn of the Republic - Reinald Werrenrath
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