Sunday 17 March 1918, St. Patrick's Day
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include D Arendo [Arend Honhoff] and Wilhelmus M J Russell.
Hearts of the World, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- D Arendo [Arend Honhoff]: Dutch pianist / composer (Eleonora).
- Wilhelmus M J Russell: Dutch attorney / Member of 1st chamber (KVP / CDA).
- Marcel Lefèvre: French aviator, a fighter pilot during World War II with 14 aerial victories to his credit.
- Mercedes McCambridge: American actress of radio, stage, film, and television.
- Fritz Vogt: German Nazi military.
- Merced Mc: Joliet Actor
- US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Nathaniel Niles
- US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Rosemary Beresford.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1918 ?
Top #7 songs in the USA
- Liberty Loan March - Sousa's Band
- The Rainbow of Love - John McCormack
- Shannon Four - Hail! Hail! The Gangs All Here
- When Yankee Doodle Learns to Parlez Vous Francais - Arthur Fields
- My Sunshine Jane - Sterling Trio
- The Darktown Strutters' Ball - Jaudas' Society Orchestra
- Smile and Show Your Dimple - Sam Ash
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