What Happened on August 15, 1918

Historical Events

  • Longest work of animation then produced - "The Sinking of Lusitania" by Winsor McCay

Famous Birthdays

  • Fay Honey Knopp, American activist (founded a Quaker ministry for men and women in prisons), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 1995)
  • Florian Zabach, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Raymond Gallois-Montbrun, French violinist and composer, born in Saigon, Vietnam (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich K√∂selitz [Peter Gast], German composer, dies at 64
1918 Highlights

About August 15, 1918

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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