Thursday 26 April 1917
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include IM Pei and Sal "The Barber" Maglie pitcher (New York Giants.
Il destino di un trovatello, directed by Victor Tarasco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while Wildfire by Zane Gre 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 1917 ?
- 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)
- IM Pei: Chinese-born architect.
- Sal "The Barber" Maglie pitcher (New York Giants: 8th best won-lost percentage).
- Willi Hein: Germany Military man.
- Jean Cadeac: Agen Military man.
- Sal Maglie: American baseball player and coach (d. 1992).
- I Pei: Chinese-American architect designed the National Gallery of Art and Bank of China Tower
- Virgil Trucks: American baseball player and coach (d. 2013)
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1917 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- There's a Long, Long Trail - James F. Harrison & James Reed
- Where the Black-Eyed Susans Grow - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
- The Nightingale Song - Lucy Gates
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