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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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 July 1918: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1918?


Events

  • 03 Jul 1918 The Siberian Expedition is launched to extract the Czechoslovak Legion from the Russian Civil War.
  • 04 Jul 1918 Altar dedicated at full-scale replica of Stonehenge at Maryhill, Washington.
  • 09 Jul 1918 Congress creates Distinguished Service Medal
  • 10 Jul 1918 Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic established.
  • 12 Jul 1918 Japanese battleship explodes in Bay of Tokayama, 500 killed
  • 13 Jul 1918 The National Czechoslovak Committee is established.
  • 14 Jul 1918 Dutch government reclaims South seas
  • 15 Jul 1918 Shooting of the Romanov family: By order of the Bolshevik Party and carried out by the Cheka, Tsar Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra Feodorovna, their children, Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexei, and retainers are executed at the Ipatiev House in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
  • 17 Jul 1918 Longest errorless game, Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 in 21 innings.
  • 18 Jul 1918 US and French forces launch Aisne-Marne offensive in WW I.
  • 19 Jul 1918 Washington catcher Eddie Ainsmith applies for deferment from the draft Secretary of War Newton D Baker rules baseball players are not draft exempt
  • 20 Jul 1918 World War I: German troops cross the Marne.
  • 21 Jul 1918 U-156 shells Nauset Beach, in Orleans, Massachusetts.
  • 25 Jul 1918 Annette Adams sworn in as 1st woman district attorney of US, California
  • 26 Jul 1918 Race riot in Philadelphia (three whites and one black killed).
  • 27 Jul 1918 Socony 200, first concrete barge in US, launched to carry oil, New York.

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Music charts

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

  1. - Liberty Forever!
  2. - Lafayette (We Hear You Calling)
  3. - Three Wonderful Letters from Home
  4. - At the Jazz Band Ball
  5. - Hello Central, Give Me No Man's Land

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Shifting Sands

Shifting Sands

Release year: 1918

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Joe King, Harvey Clark, Leone Carton

Country: United States of America

A Pair of Silk Stockings

A Pair of Silk Stockings

Release year: 1918

Directed by: Walter Edwards

Starring: Constance Talmadge, Harrison Ford, Wanda Hawley, Vera Doria

The House of Mirth

The House of Mirth

Release year: 1918

Directed by: Albert Capellani

Starring: Katherine Corri Harris, Henry Kolker, Christine Mayo, Joseph Kilgour

Riddle Gawne

Riddle Gawne

Release year: 1918

Directed by: William S. Hart, Lambert Hillyer

Starring: William S. Hart, Katherine MacDonald, Lon Chaney, Gretchen Lederer

Country: United States of America