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 Sal "The Barber" Maglie pitcher (New York Giants and IM Pei.
Max Wants a Divorce, directed by Max Linder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 April 1917
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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).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1917 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Marche Slave, Part 1 - Prince's Orchestra
- In the Sweet Long Ago - James F. Harrison & James Reed