Wednesday 30 August 1916
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Thoday and Kornelis M R van der Beek.
The Mutiny of the Bounty, directed by Raymond Longford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
while Just David 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 30 August 1916 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- John Thoday: Geneticist.
- Kornelis M R van der Beek: Reformed vicar (Arnhem).
- Lord Keith of Castleacre: English banker.
- Shailendra : Pakistani-Indian songwriter (d. 1968).
- Paul von Hindenburg becomes chief-of-General-Staff in Germany.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1916 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Can Dance with Everybody but my Wife - Joseph Cawthorn
- My Dreamy China Lady - Lyric Quartet
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