On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Doerr, American Baseball Hall of Fame second baseman (9-time All Star, Boston Red Sox), born in Junction City, Oregon (d. 2017)
  • C B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner)
  • Michael "Peanuts" Hucko, American big band jazz and session clarinetist (Glenn Miller's Army-Air Force Band; Lawrence Welk Show), born in Syracuse, New York (d. 2003)
  • Ronald Howard, British actor (Naked Edge, Come September, Murder She Said), born in Norwood, England (d. 1996)
1918 Highlights

About April 7, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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