What Happened on March 3, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Facing pressure from internal counterrevolutionary forces and an external German offensive, the Bolsheviks are forced to signs the harsh Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany and Austria
  • Richard Goering's "Seeschlacht" premieres in Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Newman, photographer (Faces USA)
  • Arthur Kornberg, US biochemist (Nobel 1959)
  • Frank Wigglesworth, composer
  • Fritz Thiedemann, German equestrian (d. 2000)