Wednesday 21 August 1918US date format: 8/21/1918, UK date format: 21/8/1918
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 21, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques Monod (actor) and Jacqueline Susann.
Shifting Sands, directed by Albert Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1918 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Jacques Monod (actor)
- Jacqueline Susann: Author.
- Louis Rene: French physician and surgeon, a specialist in the digestive system.
- Billy Reay: Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (d. 2004).
- World War I: The Second Battle of the Somme begins.