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

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jack Dempsey KOs Carl Morris in 14 seconds

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Clarke, fashion photographer
  • Pierre DelanoĆ«, French songwriter and lyricist (d. 2006)
1918 Highlights

About December 16, 1918

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius