Tuesday 1 January 1918, NewYear’s Day
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Willy den Ouden Dutch swimmer (world record 100m 1 and Frances Bay.
The Legion of Death, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
while Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1918 ?
- Willy den Ouden Dutch swimmer (world record 100m 1: 04.
- Frances Bay: Canadian actress.
- Dominique Fournier: French model with the Lanvin fashion house who married actor Jean Gabin on 28 March 1949, two months after they met.
- Émile Genevois: French film actor who appeared in over ninety films and television programmes, generally in character roles.
- Emile Genevois: France Actor.
- Alwin Wosthoff: France Actor
- Patrick Porteous: Scottish colonel Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)
- Ed Price: American soldier pilot and politician (d. 2012)
- Wilfred Campbell: Canadian poet (Born 1858).
- Last day of the Julian calendar in Finland.
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