Thursday 16 May 1918
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Edward Thomas and Kevin Skelton.
Old Wives for New, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
while Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor H. Porter 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 16 May 1918 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Edward Thomas: Historian / intelligence expert.
- Kevin Skelton: Bishop (Lichfield).
- André Even: Pont-Aven Painters.
- Wilf Mannion: English footballer and manager (d. 2000).
- Eusapia Palladino Napolitan: dies at age 64.
- The Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the U.S. Congress, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1918 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- In the Land O Yamo Yamo - Van & Schenck
- Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag - Oscar Seagle & Columbia Stellar Quartet
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