On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber, French journalist, born in Paris
  • Jimmy Lewis, American jazz double bassist and soul electric bassist, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2000)
  • Richard Wainwright, English politician, Liberal MP for Colne Valley (1966–70), born in Leeds (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Ochse, cricketer (WW I played for South Africa in 1889 aged 19), dies
1918 Highlights

About April 11, 1918

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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