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May 10, 1918

A carnival fundraiser for the Red Cross and the soldier's athletic fund is expected to attract 10,000 to Camp Raritan, NJ. Comedians, moving picture personages and boxers (including "Irish" Patsy Cline, "Gunboat" Smith, and "Knockout" Eggers). The British Navy has expanded the blockade of Ostend by sinking an old cruiser across the port entrance.

Source: "Camp Raritan Gives Carnival Tonight for War Charities," Perth Amboy Evening News, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, May 10, 1918. Page 1, Column 2. 

Earlier Event: May 9
May 9, 1918
Later Event: May 11
May 11, 1918