Saturday 26 May 1917
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eva Szorenyi and Jacques Bergerac.
A Romance of the Redwoods, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 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 May 1917 ?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
- Eva Szorenyi: Hungarian actress, freedom activist for Hungary (d. 2009).
- Jacques Bergerac: French actor and romantic lead in a career that lasted little more than a decade.
- Raymond Fortier: American astrologer, skilled in Horary.
- Andr? Gedeon: Troyes physician.
- Éva Szörényi: Hungarian actress (d. 2009).
- Walt Cruise hit first homerun out of Braves Field.
- Several powerful tornadoes rip through Illinois, including the city of Mattoon, killing 101 people and injuring 689.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- John McCormack - The Star-Spangled Banner
- America - Louis Gravieure
- I'se Gwine Back to Dixie - Alma Gluck
- For Me and My Gal - Van & Schenck
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