Wednesday 28 October 1914
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 28, 1914). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jonas Salk and Richard Laurence Millington Synge.
Rip Van Winkle, directed by Will Vinton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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Which were the important events of 28 October 1914 ?
- St. Anastasia II
- St. Remigius
- Greece - Oxi (No) Day
- Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
- Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Salvius
- St. Abraham
- R.C. Saints - October 28th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Jude (a.k.a Saint Thaddaeus or "of James")
- St. Eadsin
- St. Simon the Zealot (erroneously a.k.a. "the Canaanite")
- St. John Dat
- St. Anglinus
- St. Ferrutius
- St. Fidelis of Como
- Saint Godwin
- St. Honoratus of Vercelli
- Jonas Salk: American scientist, immunologist, biologist, and bacteriologist.
- Richard Laurence Millington Synge: English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1994).
- Adolf Pittschellis: Germany Military man.
- Dylan Thomas: Poet.
- Glenn Davis: American lieutenant and politician (d. 1988).
- Richard Synge: English biochemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1994).
- Kurt Weitkamp: Germany Actor.
- Richard Heuberger: Austrian composer, music critic and teacher (Born 1850).
- German battle cruiser Goeben enters Black Sea
- Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, founded at Howard University, incorporates.
- World War I ampndash Battle of Penang, Malaya: The German cruiser ''Emden'' sinks a Russian cruiser and French destroyer before escaping.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1914 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- You're More Than the World to Me - Manuel Romain
- The Old Homestead - Prince's Orchestra
- Dear Love Days - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell & Will Oakland