Friday 26 October 1917
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mario Biaggi and George Beatty.
Seven Keys to Baldpate, directed by Hugh Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while The Red Planet by William J. Locke 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 October 1917 ?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Mario Biaggi: (Rep-D-New York, 1969-90).
- George Beatty: American military man, he achieved the rank of Major General.
- Petrograd Soviet accepts establishment of Military
- World War I: Battle of Caporetto; Italy suffers a catastrophic defeat at the forces of Austria-Hungary and Germany. The young unknown Oberleutnant Erwin Rommel captures Mount Matajur with only 100 Germans against a force of over 7000 Italians.
- WWI: Brazil declares war against the Central Powers.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- I May be Gone for a Long, Long Time - Shannon Four
- Shenandoah - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
- Indiana - Original Dixieland Jazz Band
- I May be gone for a Long, Long Time - Peerless Quartet
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