Wednesday 31 May 1916
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bert Haanstra and Massimo Serato.
The Floorwalker, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1916 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Bert Haanstra: Dutch documentary film maker specializing in the interpretation of his own country to itself and other nations.
- Massimo Serato
- Battle of Jutland : Most important battle at sea in first World War.
- Gastone Maresca: Italy Scientist.
- John Vivyan actor (Mr Lucky: Wrong Man, Imitation of Life).
- Bernard Lewis: English-American historian and author.
- Albert Haanstra: Netherlands Actor.
- Judy Campbell actress (Convoy: Bonnie Prince Charlie).
- Horace Hood British spy (Battle of Jutland): dies in battle.
- British battle cruiser Invincible explodes, killing all but 6
- World War I: Battle of Jutland : The British Grand Fleet under the command of Sir John Jellicoe & Sir David Beatty engage the Kaiserliche Marine under the command of Reinhard Scheer & Franz von Hipper in the largest naval battle of the war, which proves indecisive.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1916 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Underneath the Stars - Prince's Orchestra
- The Hesitating Blues - Prince's Orchestra