On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • IsaƤc Arend Diepenhorst, Dutch lawyer and Minister of Education, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • Johnny Hopp, American baseball outfielder, first baseman (MLB All-Star 1946; World Series 1942, 44, 50, 51; St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Hastings, Nebraska (d. 2003)
  • Kenneth Armitage, English sculptor, born in Leeds, England (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamin C. Truman, American journalist and author
1916 Highlights

About July 18, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer