On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Jay Lerner, American lyricist (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)
  • Lucrecia Roces Kasilag, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WWI), dies at 36