Wednesday 27 September 1916
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vittorio Mussolini and Samuel S Stratton.
The Pawnshop, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 September 1916 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
- Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
- Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Balsamine (Impatiens) Day, sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Belgium - French Community Day
- Vittorio Mussolini: Italian noted family, the son of Benito Mussolini.
- Samuel S Stratton: (Rep-D-New York, 1959- ).
- Frank Handlen: American artist.
- S Yizhar: Israeli academic and politician (d. 2006).
- Emile A G Verhaeren: Belgian writer (Les Heures du Soir), dies at 61.
- 1st Native American Day celebrated, honoring American Indians
- Emperor Lidj Jasu of Ethiopia flees
- Iyasu is proclaimed deposed as ruler of Ethiopia in a palace coup in favor of his aunt Zauditu.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1916 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Have a Heart - Ziegfeld Follies of 1915 Medley - Conway's Band
- Welcome, Honey, to Your Old Plantation Home - Peerless Quartet
- Tales of Hoffman: Barcolle (Belle Nuit - Oh Night of Love - John McCormack
- The Old Refrain - Fritz Kreisler