On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnett Cobb, American jazz tenor saxophonist (Lionel Hampton), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1989)
  • Eugene Wilkinson, naval officer (first nuclear sub commander), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Erich Lowenhardt, Germany flying ace of World War I (b. 1897)
1918 Highlights

About August 10, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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