Tuesday 26 February 1918
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Theodore Sturgeon and Edwin Charles.
Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley, directed by Marshall Neilan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 February 1918
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1918 ?
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Theodore Sturgeon: Sci-fi Author (Hugo, It, Caviar), dies at 67.
- Edwin Charles: "Preacher" Roe baseball pitcher (Brooklyn Dodgers).
- Theodore [Hamilton] Sturgeon US: sci-fi author (Starshine, A Way Home, Hugo, Caviar).
- Otis Ray Bowen: American physician & politician, 44th Governor of Indiana, and 16th United States Secretary of Health and Human Services.
- Otis R: Bowen US Secretary of Health and Human Services (1985-89).
- Le Pesant Francois: France Military man.
- Otis Bowen: American physician and politician 44th Governor of Indiana (d. 2013).
- Theodore Sturgeon: American writer distinguished for science-fiction, the winner of the Nebula Award in 1970, the Hugo Award in 1971 and the International Fantasy award in 1953 for his work, "More Than Human.
- Stands at Hong Kong Jockey Club collapse and burn, killing 604.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1918 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Hail! Hail! The Gang's All Here - Irving Kaufman
- A Midsummer Night's Dream - Scherzo - Philadelphia Orchestra (Leopold Stokowski, Conductor)
- Calling Me Home to You - Oscar Seagle
- The Battle Hymn of the Republic - Thomas Chalmers