What Happened on March 3, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Facing internal counterrevolutionary pressures and external German offensive, Bolsheviks forced to sign 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)
  • Peter O'Sullevan, British horse racing commentator 'the voice of racing', born in Kenmare, Ireland (d. 2015)