Wednesday 20 March 1918
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bernd-Alois Zimmermann and Bernd Zimmermann.
Hearts of the World, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
while The U.P. Trail by Zane Gre 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 20 March 1918 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- Bernd-Alois Zimmermann: German composer (Soldiers).
- Bernd Zimmermann: West German composer, best known for his opera.
- Jack Barry: American game show host and producer co-founded Barry & Enright Productions (d. 1984).
- Donald Featherstone: English soldier and author (d. 2013).
- Marian McPartland: English-American pianist and composer (d. 2013).
- Lewis A Grant: American Civil War General (Born 1828).
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1918 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- Shannon Four - Hail! Hail! The Gangs All Here
- Liberty Loan March - Sousa's Band
- The Rainbow of Love - John McCormack
- When Yankee Doodle Learns to Parlez Vous Francais - Arthur Fields
- My Sunshine Jane - Sterling Trio
- Smile and Show Your Dimple - Sam Ash
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