Friday 12 July 1918
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Roger Couderc and Emmet Bennett.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, directed by J. Searle Dawley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
while The Tree of Heaven by May Sinclair 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 12 July 1918 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Roger Couderc: Souillac Journalist.
- Emmet Bennett: American archaeologist.
- Maurice Gigues: Epinal Military man.
- Mary Glen-Haig: English fencer (d. 2014).
- Dragutin Lerman: Croatian explorer (Born 1864).
- Japanese battleship explodes in Bay of Tokayama, 500 killed
- The Japanese Imperial Navy battleship Kawachi blows up at Shunan, western Honshu, Japan, killing at least 621.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1918 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Lafayette (We Hear You Calling) - Reinald Werrenrath
- Three Wonderful Letters from Home - Henry Burr
- Liberty Forever! - Victor Military Band
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