1918 – World War I
The President urges Americans to have two wheatless days weekly and one wheatless meal daily to reduce wheat consumption in the United States by 30 percent.
A skeptical audience charged the stage at Beethoven Hall last night after group of mediums failed to convince the crowd that their spiritual demonstrations were worth the price of admission. Police were called to disperse the angry crowd.
The Plaza Hotel (later the Granada) holds its grand opening.