What Happened on June 18, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Akhmet Jevdet Ismail Hajiyev, Azerbaijani composer, born in Nukha, Azerbaijan (d. 2002)
  • Arthur Tremblay, Canadian politician (d. 1996)
  • Richard Boone, American actor (The Richard Boone Show, Have Gun Will Travel), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1981)
Born in 1917

Famous Deaths

  • Eufemio Zapata, Mexican revolutionary and brother of Emiliano Zapata, killed at 44 by Sidronio Comancho after Zapata became drunk and beat and insulted his father
1917 Highlights

About June 18, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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