On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1918

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
1918 Highlights

About August 3, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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