Saturday November 09, 1918
US date format: 11/9/1918, UK date format: 9/11/1918
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 9, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Spiro Agnew and Ivan Tourgueniev.
Frauds and Frenzies, directed by Larry Semon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 09, 1918?
- Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
- Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
- Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
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- Republic Germany proclaimed
- Bavaria proclaims itself a republic.
- Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany abdicates after the German Revolution, and Germany is proclaimed a Republic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 09, 1918?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Sterling Trio - When You Sang Hush-A-Bye to Me
- Charles Harrison - I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
- American Quartet - Everything is Peaches Down in Georgia