Thursday 27 April 1916
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Enos Slaughter and Jan Rychlik.
Schuhpalast Pinkus, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
while Life and Gabriella by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Liberalis
- Saint Mariana
- Saint Floribert
- Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
- Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
- South Africa: Freedom day.
- Slovenia: Day of Uprising Against Occupation.
- Saint Zita Lombardo
- Enos Slaughter: American baseball player and manager (d. 2002).
- Jan Rychlik: composer.
- Gordon Cameron: Scottish artist, painter.
- Jean Pagot: Dijon Military man.
- Robert McWilliams: Jr.
- WWI ampndash Battle of Hulluch: The 47th Brigade, 16th Irish Division is decimated in one of the most heavily concentrated German gas attacks of the war.
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Top #5 songs in the USA
- What a Wonderful Mother You'd Be - Henry Burr
- Underneath the Stars - Lambert Murphy
- When You're Down in Louisville - Anna Chandler
- So Long, Letty - Olive Kline & Lambert Murphy
- Gems from Very Good, Eddie - Victor Light Opera Co.
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