Saturday 24 August 1918US date format: 8/24/1918, UK date format: 24/8/1918
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 24, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lucien Jeunesse and Ray McIntire.
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 24 August 1918 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Lucien Jeunesse: French radio host, actor, crooner and operetta singer, who died on 4 May 2008.
- Ray McIntire: Chemical engineer.
- Sikander Bakht: Indian field hockey player and politician Indian Minister of External Affairs (d. 2004).
- Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended September 2)
- Secretary Baker grants extended exemption to World Series players