Sunday January 28, 1917
US date format: 1/28/1917, UK date format: 28/1/1917
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 28, 1917). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Eivind Erichsen and Pierre Chaffiotte.
A Man There Was, directed by Victor Sjöström, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 28, 1917?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
- Municipally owned streetcars take to the streets of San Francisco, California.
- The United States ends its search for Pancho Villa.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 28, 1917?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Horace Wright - O'Brien is Tryin' to Learn to Talk Hawaiian