Friday 4 October 1918
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 4, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Giovanni Cheli and Kenichi Fukui.
Huns and Hyphens, directed by Larry Semon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 4 October 1918
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Which were the important events of 4 October 1918 ?
- Giovanni Cheli: Italian ecclesiastic and Roman Catholic theologian.
- Kenichi Fukui: Japanese chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998).
- Musical Sometime with Mae West premieres in New York City
- An explosion kills more than 100 and destroys the T.A. Gillespie Company Shell Loading Plant in Sayreville, New Jersey. Fires and explosions continue for three days forcing massive evacuations and spreading ordnance over a wide area, pieces of which were still being found in 2007.
- Wilhelm II of Germany forms a new more liberal government to sue for peace.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1918 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- One for All and All for One - Helen Clark
- After You've Gone - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell