What Happened on July 9, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 101 killed & 171 injured in worst US train wreck, Nashville, Tenn
  • US Congress creates Distinguished Service Medal (not to be confused with other countries' decorations of the same name)

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbert Brun, composer
  • Rowley I Arenstein, South African attorney/communist/ANC'er