Saturday 31 August 1918
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alan Jay Lerner and Lucrecia Roces Kasilag.
The Lady of the Dugout, directed by W.S. Van Dyke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
while The U.P. Trail by Zane Gre 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 31 August 1918 ?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Alan Jay Lerner: Lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady).
- Lucrecia Roces Kasilag: Composer.
- Alan Lerner: American songwriter and composer (d. 1986).
- Joe English: Irish / Flemish signaler (WWI), dies at 36.
- Boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended September 2)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1918 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Man Who Put the Germ in Germany - Nora Bayes
- When You Come Home - Henry Burr
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