On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1918

Historical Events

  • A conference of workers' and soldiers' councils take control of German government in Berlin, until elections in January selects new national assembly

Famous Weddings

Manuel L. Quezon

Philippine Senator (and later 2nd President) Manuel L. Quezon (40) weds first cousin Aurora Aragon (30) in Hong Kong

1918 Highlights

About December 17, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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