Wednesday 25 December 1918, Christmas
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eddie Safranski and Anwar el-Sadat.
Das Schicksal der Maria Keith, directed by Rudolf Walther-Fein, 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 25 December 1918 ?
- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
- Eddie Safranski: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- Orchestra leader (Jonathan Winters Show).
- Anwar el-Sadat: Egyptian President (1970-81, Nobel Prize 1978).
- Ahmed Ben Bella: politician, first President of Algeria.
- Angelica Garnett: English artist and writer, the daughter of Vanessa Bell and artist Duncan Grant.
- Anwar Sadat: Egyptian politician, President of Egypt and head of the Arab Socialist Union Party.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1918 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Cathedral Chimes - Prince's Orchestra
- New York Philharmonic Orchestra - Waltz of the Flowers
- While You're Away (Pack Up Your Cares in a Bundle of Joy) - Peerless Quartet
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