On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • James MacGregor Burns, American political writer (The Lion & the Fox), born in Melrose, Massachusetts (d. 2014)
  • Jordan Whitfield, American actor (Bomba the Jungle Boy, Lord of the Jungle, Swamp Fox), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • 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 (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert P Hahn, Dutch political cartoonist (Het Volk), dies at 41