Wednesday 26 April 1916
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Morris L West and Arnoldus Christian.
Schuhpalast Pinkus, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
while When a Man's a Man by Harold Bell Wright 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 26 April 1916 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Morris L West: Australia -- Novelist (Shoes of the Fisherman).
- Arnoldus Christian: Vlok van Wyk composer.
- Morris West: Australian author and playwright (d. 1999).
- Vic Perrin: American actor (d. 1989).
- George Tuska: American comic book illustrator (d. 2009).
- Ken Wallis: English commander engineer and pilot (d. 2013)
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1916 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- So Long, Letty - Olive Kline & Lambert Murphy
- Gems from Very Good, Eddie - Victor Light Opera Co.
- When You're Down in Louisville - Anna Chandler
- Underneath the Stars - Lambert Murphy
- What a Wonderful Mother You'd Be - Henry Burr
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