Tuesday 27 August 1918
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lord Winstanley and Jelle Zijlstra.
The Lady of the Dugout, directed by W.S. Van Dyke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Which were the important events of 27 August 1918 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Lord Winstanley: Physician / British MP (Labour).
- Jelle Zijlstra: Dutch politician, economist, Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs and Prime Minister.
- Claude Wimphen: Nemours Journalist.
- Christy Mathewson resigns as Reds manager to accept a commission as a captain in chemical warfare branch of Army
- Dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia.
- Battle of Ambos Nogales: U.S. Army forces skirmish against Mexican Carrancistas and their German advisors in the only battle of World War I fought on American soil.
- 20,000 London policemen strike for increased pay and union recognition.
- Russian Revolution: Vladmir Lenin is shot by Fanya Kaplan, but he survives. Moisei Uritsky, the Petrograd head of the Cheka, is assassinated the same day.
- September ndash British armies and their Arab allies roll into Syria.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1918 ?
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- American Fantasie - Victor Herbert & His Orchestra
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