Sunday 31 January 1915
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Profumo and William Crosbie.
The Goose Girl, directed by Frederick Thomson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
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Which were the important events of 31 January 1915 ?
- Blessed Ludovica
- Saint Geminianus
- Saint Marcella
- Saint Pedro Nolasco
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
- John Profumo: president (Toynbee Hall).
- William Crosbie: artist.
- Thomas Merton: French-American writer, poet, monk, mystic and social critic who inspired and touched many 20th century minds and hearts.
- Bobby Hackett: American trumpet player and cornet player (d. 1976).
- Alan Lomax: American historian author and scholar (d. 2002).
- Garry Moore: American comedian and game show host (d. 1993)
- 1st (German) poison gas attack, against Russians
- WWI: Germany's first large-scale use of poison gas as a weapon occurs when 18,000 artillery shells containing liquid xylyl bromide tear gas are fired on the Imperial Russian Army on the Rawka River west of Warsaw during the Battle of Bolimov however, freezing temperatures prevent it being effective.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1915 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Poor Pauline - Arthur Fields
- Chinatown, My Chinatown - Grace Kerns & John Barnes Wells
- He's a Rag Picker - Peerless Quartet
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