On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1918

Historical Events

  • Ferdinand Foch becomes Marshal of France during WWI
  • World War I: Second Battle of the Marne ends

Famous Birthdays

  • Norman Granz, American jazz record producer (Verve Records; Pablo Records), and impresario (Jazz at the Philharmonic), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2001)
1918 Highlights

About August 6, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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