Thursday 24 January 1918
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John McLiam and Oral Roberts.
Tarzan of the Apes, directed by Scott Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 January 1918 ?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- John McLiam: Alberta, Canada -- Actor (Parker-Men From Shiloh).
- Oral Roberts: American minister of the Pentecostal Holiness Church from his Call in 1935, becoming one of the best known evangelists in the world.
- Gottfried von Einem: Bern, Switzerland -- Austrian composer (Dantons Tod).
- George Arthur Crump: Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (Born 1871).
- The Gregorian calendar is introduced in Russia by decree of the Council of People's Commissars effective February 14(NS)
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1918 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Henry Burr - Somewhere in France is the Lily
- Will You Remember? - Olive Kline & Lambert Murphy
- Danny Boy - Ernestine Schumann-Heink
- Say a Prayer for the Boys Over There - Peerless Quartet
- La Ronde Des Lutins (Dance of the Goblins) - Jascha Heifetz
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