Tuesday 15 January 1918
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Abdel Gamal Nasser and João Baptista de Oliveira Figueiredo.
Az élet királya, directed by Alfrd Desy, 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 15 January 1918 ?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Abdel Gamal Nasser
- João Baptista de Oliveira Figueiredo
- Gamal Abdal Nasser: President of Egypt (d. 1970).
- Joao Figueiredo: President of Brazil (d. 1999).
- Edouard Gagnon: Canadian Roman Catholic cardinal (d. 2007).
- André Donner: Dutch jurist, judge, professor in Law and the second President of the European Court of Justice.
- Gamal Nasser: Egyptian politician and military man, who, on 7/23/1952 led the coup that forced King Farouk to abdicate the throne, making him a towering hero to the Egyptians.
- João Figueiredo: Brazilian general and politician 30th President of Brazil (d. 1999).
- Édouard Gagnon: Canadian cardinal (d. 2007).
- Gamal Abdel: Nasser; President of Egypt (1954-1970).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1918 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Melody Land - Shannon Four
- The Old Grey Mare - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
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