On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1918

Historical Events

  • German troops evacuate Finland, give over Kiev in the Ukraine to revolutionary forces and pull back from Estonia as Bolshevik forces move in

Boxing Title Fight

Jack Dempsey KOs Carl Morris in 14 seconds

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Clarke, fashion photographer
  • Pierre DelanoĆ« [Leroyer], French songwriter and lyricist, born in Paris (d. 2006)
1918 Highlights

About December 16, 1918

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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