On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1918

Historical Events

  • Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)
  • Sect Baker grants extended exemption to World Series players

Famous Birthdays

  • Ray McIntire, American chemical engineer, born in Gardner, Kansas (d. 1996)
  • Sikander Bakht, Indian politician, Governor of Kerala, born in Delhi, India (d. 2004)
1918 Highlights

About August 24, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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