On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1918

Historical Events

Sports History

Tris Speaker ties career outfield record of 4 unassisted double plays

Famous Birthdays

  • George Allen, American Pro Football HOF coach (NFL Coach of the Year 1967, 71; LA Rams, Washington Redskins), born in Nelson County, Virginia (d. 1990)
  • Merv Harvey, Australian cricketer (brother of Neil, Test for Australia), born in Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1995)
1918 Highlights

About April 29, 1918

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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