Sunday 1 December 1918US date format: 12/1/1918, UK date format: 1/12/1918
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 1, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. and Kirby Laing.
All Night, directed by Paul Powell, 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 1 December 1918 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.: Actor.
- Kirby Laing: English contractor / multi-millionaire.
- Matelo Ferret: French gypsy jazz guitarist.
- Albert Goutal: France sport Champion.
- Yugoslavia declares independence; monarchy established
- Serbian-Croatian-Slovic kingdom proclaimed in Belgrade.
- Iceland becomes a sovereign state, yet remains a part of the Danish kingdom.
- Transylvania unites with Romania, following the incorporation of Bessarabia (March 27) and Bukovina (November 28).
- The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (later known as the Kingdom of Yugoslavia) is proclaimed.