Friday 26 January 1917
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Louis Zamperini .
Rosie O'Grady, directed by John H. Collins, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1917 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Someone Else May be There While I'm Gone - Al Jolson
- Way Down in Iowa, I'm Going to Hide Away - Irving Kaufman
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