On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1918

Historical Events

Battle of Interest

World War I: German fighter ace Baron Manfred von Richthofen "The Red Baron", shot down and killed over Vaux sur Somme in France, Canadian pilot Arthur Roy Brown credited with the kill

Famous Deaths

The Red Baron

Manfred von Richthofen [The Red Baron], German World War I fighter ace, dies at 25 after his plane is shot down

1918 Highlights

About April 21, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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