On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1918

Historical Events

  • Danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence under Danish crown
  • Yugoslavia declares independence with a monarchy proclaimed in Belgrade

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
1918 Highlights

About December 1, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius