On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederica of Hanover, Queen Consort of Greece, born in Blankenburg am Harz, Duchy of Brunswick (d. 1981)
  • Ty LaForest, Canadian baseball player, born in Edmundston, New Brunswick (d. 1947)

Famous Deaths

  • Moritz von Bissing, German gov-gen of Belgium (1914-17), dies at 73
  • Vladimir Serbsky, Russian psychiatrist (b. 1858)