On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1918

Historical Events

  • US House of Representatives accepts American Creed written by William Tyler

Famous Birthdays

  • Enrique Iturriaga, Peruvian composer (Sinfonía Junín y Ayacucho), born in Lima, Peru (d. 2019)
  • Louis Applebaum, Canadian conductor & composer, born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2000)
  • Sixten Ehrling, Swedish pianist, conductor (Royal Opera of Stockholm, 1953-60; Detroit Symphony, 1963-73), and educator (Juilliard, 1973-87), born in Malmö, Sweden (d. 2005)
1918 Highlights

About April 3, 1918

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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