On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1918

Historical Events

  • WWI: Britain opens offensive on Western front

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJacqueline Susann

Jacqueline Susann, American author (Valley of the Dolls), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1974)


1918 Highlights

About August 20, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 102 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo