Thursday 17 January 1918
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph Walker Barr and George M Leader.
Az élet királya, directed by Alfrd Desy, 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 17 January 1918 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Joseph Walker Barr: Banker / politician.
- George M Leader: American politician and 36th Governor of Pennsylvania.
- Fabian Dobles: Costa Rican writer and left-wing political activist.
- Carole McDonald: American singer who used her talent in clubs, on tours, in Las Vegas and with her husband's band from 1938-1983.
- Francesca Snethlage: Dutch astrologer, researcher, author and data collector.
- Hans Reimling: Germany Military man
- Keith Joseph: English lawyer and politician Secretary of State for Education (d. 1994)
- George Leader: American soldier and politician 36th Governor of Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
- Finnish Civil War: The first serious battles take place between the Red Guards and the White Guard.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1918 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Old Grey Mare - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Melody Land - Shannon Four
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