Wednesday 26 September 1917
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Thurman Tucker and Real Caouette.
The Sultan's Wife, directed by Clarence G. Badger, 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 September 1917
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Which were the important events of 26 September 1917 ?
- Real Caouette: French Canadian politician (d. 1976).
- Thurman Tucker: American professional baseball player.
- Henry Dessertaux: France Military man.
- Yves Guerrier: Redon physician.
- Réal Caouette: Canadian journalist and politician (d. 1976).
- Tran Thao: Vietnamese-French philosopher and theorist (d. 1993).
- Edgar H G Degas: French Painter (ballerina).
- British assault on Menin-street, France
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1917 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- You're a Grand Old Flag - Prince's Orchestra
- Over There - American Quartet
- American Quartet - Good-Bye Broadway, Hello France
- John McCormack - Keep the Home Fires Burning
- La Marseillaise - Frances Alda backed by The Metropolitan Opera Chorus