On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1918

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Person of interestBetty Ford

Betty [Bloomer] Ford, US 1st lady (1974-77) and founder of the Betty Ford Center clinic, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2011)

US First Lady Betty Ford
US First Lady
Betty Ford
  • Glendon Swarthout, American author (d. 1992)
1918 Highlights

About April 8, 1918

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries