Wednesday July 17, 1918
US date format: 7/17/1918, UK date format: 17/7/1918
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 17, 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 Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio and Jean Boizeau.
Shifting Sands, directed by Albert Parker, 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 July 17, 1918?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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- Longest errorless game, Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 in 21 innings.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 17, 1918?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Prince's Orchestra - Just Like Washington Crossed the Delaware, General Pershing Will Cross the Rhine
- Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band - Everybody's Crazy 'Bout the Doggone Blues (But I'm Happy)