Thursday 26 December 1918
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Das Schicksal der Maria Keith, directed by Rudolf Walther-Fein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Which were the important events of 26 December 1918 ?
- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
- Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
- Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
- Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
- Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
- First day of Kwanzaa
- First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
- Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- St. Stephen's Day, a public holiday in Catalonia, Croatia, Czech Republic, and the Republic of Ireland.
- R.C. Saints - Saint Stephen
- South Africa - Day of Goodwill, a public holiday
- Slovenia - Independence and Unity Day (1990)
- George Rallis: Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 2006).
- Olga Lopes-Seale: Guyanese-Barbadian singer and radio host (d. 2011).
- Georgios Rallis: Greek lieutenant and politician 173rd Prime Minister of Greece (d. 2006).
- Bertram Luard-Selby composer: dies at age 65.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1918 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Cathedral Chimes - Prince's Orchestra
- Waltz of the Flowers - New York Philharmonic Orchestra
- While You're Away (Pack Up Your Cares in a Bundle of Joy) - Peerless Quartet
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