Tuesday June 26, 1917
US date format: 6/26/1917, UK date format: 26/6/1917
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 26, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include William Hamilton .
Wild and Woolly, directed by John Emerson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 26, 1917?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
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- The first U.S. troops arrive in France to fight alongside Britain, France, Italy, and Russia against Germany, and Austria-Hungary in World War I.
- William Hamilton: British MP.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 26, 1917?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Anna Wheaton - M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I
- Prince's Orchestra - American Republic March
- Byron G. Harlan - With His Hands in His Pockets and His Pockets in His Pants