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August 3, 1918

 https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92061524/1918-08-03/ed-1/seq-6/#date1=1918&sort=date&date2=1918&words=influenza+Influenza&language=&sequence=0&lccn=&index=2&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=influenza&year=&phrasetext=&andtext=&proxValue=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=38

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92061524/1918-08-03/ed-1/seq-6/#date1=1918&sort=date&date2=1918&words=influenza+Influenza&language=&sequence=0&lccn=&index=2&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=influenza&year=&phrasetext=&andtext=&proxValue=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=38

An army of 250,000 boys are employed in food production by the National Boys Working Reserve. The monthly shipping losses of the American and British fleets are the lowest since September 1916. Professional baseball players have until September 1st to find  essential employment.

Source: "The War in Paragraphs," The Spanish American, Roy, New Mexico, August 3, 1918. Page 6, Column 1.

Earlier Event: August 2
August 2, 1918
Later Event: August 4
August 4, 1918