What Happened on April 16, 1918

Historical Events

  • The British House of Commons passes a new Military Service Bill, taking men up to 55 years old and extending to Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Gibson, British racing driver, born in Bourne, Lincolnshire (d. 2010)

Spike MilliganSpike Milligan (1918-2002)

Irish-British actor and comedian (The Goon Show, 3 Musketeers), born in Ahmednagar, India


1918 Highlights

About April 16, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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