On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1918

Historical Events

  • Robert Ripley began his "Believe It or Not" column (NY Globe)

Famous Birthdays

  • Professor Longhair [Henry Roeland Byrd], American blues singer and pianist, born in Bogalusa, Louisiana (d. 1980)
1918 Highlights

About December 19, 1918

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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