On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence under Danish crown
  • Serbian-Croatian-Slovic kingdom proclaimed in Belgrade
  • Yugoslavia declares independence; monarchy established

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Strannigan, American all-round athlete and basketball coach (Uni of Wyoming), born in Dalry, North Ayrshire, Scotland (d. 1997)
  • Kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire