December 1918 calendar

December 1918

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 1918.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on December 1918: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1918?


  • 01 Dec 1918 Yugoslavia declares independence; monarchy established
  • 04 Dec 1918 President Wilson sails for Versailles Peace Conference in France, 1st chief executive to travel outside US while in office
  • 05 Dec 1918 Oil refinery on Cura?ao opens.
  • 09 Dec 1918 French troops occupies Mainz.
  • 12 Dec 1918 Flag of Estonia is raised atop the Pikk Hermann for the first time.
  • 13 Dec 1918 US army of occupation crosses the Rhine, enters Germany.
  • 16 Dec 1918 Jack Dempsey knocks out Carl Morris in 14 seconds.
  • 17 Dec 1918 Culmination of the Darwin Rebellion as some 1000 demonstrators march on Government House in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.
  • 18 Dec 1918 The United States House of Representatives approves the Eighteenth Amendment to enact Prohibition.
  • 19 Dec 1918 Robert Ripley begins his "Believe It or Not" column (New York Globe).
  • 20 Dec 1918 Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk returns to the Czechoslovak Republic.
  • 27 Dec 1918 The Great Poland Uprising against the Germans begins.
  • 28 Dec 1918 Constance Markievicz, while detained in Holloway prison, becomes the first woman to be elected Member of Parliament (MP) to the British House of Commons.
  • 30 Dec 1918 John E Hoover decides to be called J Edgar Hoover
  • 31 Dec 1918 Kid Gleason replaces Pants Rowland as Chicago White Sox manager.
  • 14 Dec 1918 Portuguese President Sidónio Pais is assassinated.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1918?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Oriental
  2. - The Yanks Are at it Again
  3. - Smiles
  4. - Oui, Oui, Marie
  5. - My Baby Boy


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?