World War I – 1918
The Fourth Liberty War Bond drive begins, offering $6 million in bonds at 4.25 percent. The maturity date was Oct. 15, 1938.
Cab Calloway and his New York Cotton Club entertainers open a week’s engagement at the Majestic Theater.
Joe Alston, right, who played “Captain Gus” from 1953 to 1979 on the long-running KENS-TV kid’s show, passes away at his home in Pipe Creek at the age of 71. Ba-ding bing!