On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1918

Historical Events

  • British troops enter Vladivostok
  • Pittsburgh and Boston Braves play a MLB record 20 scoreless innings before Pirates win, 2-0 in 21

Famous Birthdays

  • Wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist, born in Carmarthenshire (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • John Riley Banister, American law officer and cowboy, dies at 64
1918 Highlights

About August 1, 1918

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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