What Happened on August 17, 1918

Historical Events

  • Bolshevik revolutionary leader Moisei Uritsky is assassinated
  • British troops attack Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000
  • Turkish troops overthrow Caukasus
1918 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ike Quebec, American jazz tenor-saxophone player, born in Newark. New Jersey (d. 1963)
  • Mort Marshall [Mortimer Haig Lichtenstein], American actor (Kiss Me Deadly, Dumplings), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
Born in 1918

About August 17, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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