On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1917

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, Prussian general, dies at 73
  • Vladimir Serbsky, Russian psychiatrist, dies at 59
1917 Highlights

About April 18, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries