Sunday October 13, 1918
US date format: 10/13/1918, UK date format: 13/10/1918
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 13, 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 Robert Walker and Lawrence Scott Lightner.
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..
Which were the important events of October 13, 1918?
- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- Mehmed Talat Pasha and the Young Turk (C.U.P.) ministry resign and sign an armistice, ending Ottoman participation in World War I.
- Gerrit Engelke: German writer (Briefer der Liebe).
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 13, 1918?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Harry Ellis - While You're Away
- Arthur Fields - Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning
- Harry Macdonough & Shannon Four - Good-Bye, Mother Machree