Washington DC History Resources

Matthew B. Gilmore

October 31, 1918

The Evening Star today: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045462/1918-10-31/ed-1/seq-1/

Newspapers report that the worst of the influenza epidemic is past and churches and schools, theaters, and other public places can reopen November 4.

Daily death toll has sunk to 20.


Also notable is the one-year anniversary of prohibition in the District.

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