Friday 16 August 1918
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 16, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
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..
What the sky looked like on 16 August 1918
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Which were the important events of 16 August 1918 ?
- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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- US troops overthrows Archangelsk
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1918 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - Sam Ash
- I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - Harry Fox
- Belgian Rose - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
- Tiger Rag - Original Dixieland Jazz Band