Friday 12 July 1918
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 12, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Roger Couderc and Emmet Bennett.
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 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.
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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