Friday 26 January 1917
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 26, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Louis Zamperini .
A Man There Was, directed by Victor Sjöström, 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 January 1917
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1917 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- The sea defences at the English village of Hallsands are breached, leading to all but one of the houses becoming uninhabitable.