Tuesday 9 July 1918
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 9, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jarl Wahlstrom and Herbert Brun.
A Pair of Silk Stockings, directed by Walter Edwards, 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 9 July 1918 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Our Lady of Peace.
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day: Martyrdom of the B�b.
- Palau - Constitution Day.
- Argentina - Independence Day.
- Roman festival - Caprotinia, or feasts of Juno Caprotina.
- Herbert Brun: Composer.
- Jarl Wahlstrom: Finnish 12th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1999).
- Tor Tank-Nielsen: Norwegian chemical engineer and industry manager.
- Pierre Cordelier: Périgueux Journalist.
- Nile Kinnick: Football Player.
- Nicolaas de Bruijn: Dutch mathematician and academic (d. 2012).
- Jarl Wahlström: Finnish 12th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1999).
- Congress creates Distinguished Service Medal
- Great train wreck of 1918: in Nashville, Tennessee, an inbound local train collides with an outbound express killing 101 and injuring 171 people, making it the deadliest rail accident in United States history.
- Congress establishes the Silver Star for gallantry in action against an opposing armed force.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1918 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight (For Her Daddy Over There) - Edna White's Trumpet Quartet
- Hello Central, Give Me No Man's Land - Al Jolson
- Original Dixieland Jazz Band - At the Jazz Band Ball