Tuesday 28 August 1917
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Antonio Basurto and Jayne Rosen.
Thirst, directed by Greg Kiefer, 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 28 August 1917
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1917 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Antonio Basurto: Italian singer, who died in Rome on 20 December 2007.
- Jayne Rosen: American entertainer, singer and actress, who worked as Lawrence Welk's Champagne Lady from 1940 until 1945.
- Jack Kirby: American cartoonist (X-Men, Spiderman, Hulk), dies at age 76 (born 1917).
- 10 suffragists arrested as they picket White House
- Ten Suffragettes are arrested while picketing the White House.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1917 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- When the Sun Goes Down in Dixie (And the Moon Begins to Rise) - George Wilson & Lewis James
- There's a Long, Long Trail A-Winding - John McCormack