Monday 26 August 1918
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Katherine Johnson and Louis W "Louis" Stotijn.
The Lady of the Dugout, directed by W.S. Van Dyke, 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 26 August 1918 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Katherine Johnson: American physicist and mathematician.
- Louis W "Louis" Stotijn: Bassoonist / conductor (Residence Orchestra).
- Spencer Kimball: American lawyer and professor at the University of Utah, the University of Michigan Law School and the University of Chicago.
- Louis Finance: France Military man.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1918 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- American Fantasie - Victor Herbert & His Orchestra
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