What Happened on August 30, 1918

Historical Events

  • Czechoslovakia forms independent republic

Assassination Attempt

Fanya Kaplan attempts but fails to assassinate Lenin, new leader of Soviet Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Johnson, American baseball player, born in Montclair, New Jersey (d. 2006)

Ted WilliamsTed Williams (1918-2002)

American Baseball HOF outfielder (last player to bat over .400 in single season; 19 x MLB All Star; AL MVP 1946, 49; Triple Crown 1942, 47 Boston Red Sox), born in San Diego, California

Born in 1918

About August 30, 1918

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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