Thursday 27 September 1917
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include William T Orr and Louis Auchincloss.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, directed by Marshall Neilan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
while The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter 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 27 September 1917 ?
- 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
- William T Orr: American television producer (d. 2002).
- Louis Auchincloss: Lawrence, New York -- Lawyer / Novelist (Watchfires).
- Carl Ballantine: American magician and entertainer (Born 1917).
- William Orr: American actor and producer (d. 2002).
- Edgar Degas: French artist, a painter and pastelist, sculptor and photographer.
- Broadhurst Theater opens at 235 W 44th St, New York City
- EHC soccer team forms in Hoensbroek Neth
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1917 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Indiana - Conway's Band
- Slippery Hank - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra
- For Your Country and My Country - Frances Alda
- You're a Grand Old Flag - Prince's Orchestra
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