What Happened on August 3, 1918

Historical Events

  • The first allied troops land at Archangel, the Russian port on the White Seas

Famous Birthdays

  • (Robert Jordan) "Smoki" Whitfield, American actor (Bomba the Jungle Boy; Lord of the Jungle; Swamp Fox), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • Eddie Jefferson, American jazz vocalese singer and lyricist ("Moody's Mood for Love"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1979)
  • James MacGregor Burns, American political writer (The Lion & the Fox), born in Melrose, Massachusetts (d. 2014)
  • Larry Haines [Hecht], American actor (The Odd Couple, Search for Tomorrow), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 2008)
  • Sidney Gottlieb, American CIA official, born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 1999)
Born in 1918

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Hahn, Dutch political cartoonist (Het Volk), dies of tuberculosis at 41
1918 Highlights

About August 3, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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