Tuesday 5 February 1918
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kara Abulfazogli and Nicolae Ceausescu.
The Unbeliever, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Which were the important events of 5 February 1918 ?
- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- Kara Abulfazogli: Karayev composer.
- Nicolae Ceausescu: Romanian politician, an indestructible dictator for 24 years and one of history's mass murderers.
- Elie Dufour: St-Pompon Military man.
- V Dharmalingam: Sri Lankan Tamil politician (d. 1985).
- Separation of church and state begins in the USSR
- Stephen W. Thompson shoots down a German airplane. It is the first aerial victory by the U.S. military.
- SS Tuscania (1914) is torpedoed off the coast of Ireland; it is the first ship carrying American troops to Europe to be torpedoed and sunk.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1918 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Livery Stable Blues - W.C. Handy's Orchestra
- Mighty Lak' a Rose - Geraldine Farrar
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