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 John Vivyan actor (Mr Lucky and Judy Campbell actress (Convoy.
Arsene Lupin, directed by George Loane Tucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
while When a Man's a Man by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best selling books.
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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.
- John Vivyan actor (Mr Lucky: Wrong Man, Imitation of Life).
- Judy Campbell actress (Convoy: Bonnie Prince Charlie).
- Battle of Jutland : Most important battle at sea in first World War.
- Bert Haanstra: Dutch documentary film maker specializing in the interpretation of his own country to itself and other nations.
- Gastone Maresca: Italy Scientist.
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1916 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- A Little Love, a Little Kiss - Maggie Teyte
- Prologue from Pagliacci - Louis Gravieure
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