What Happened on February 10, 1918

Historical Events

  • In Finland, General Carl Gustaf Emil Von Mannerheim gathers an army known as the 'White Guard' to mount a counter revolution against the Bolshevik 'Red Guard'

Historic Event

Trotsky declares that Russia is leaving the war

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon Pirie, English Group Captain and politician, born in Oxford (d. 2003)
  • Idwal Pugh, British ombudsman

Famous Deaths

  • Abdul Hamid II, 34th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1876-1909), dies at 75

Ernesto Teodoro MonetaErnesto Teodoro Moneta (1833-1918)

Italian journalist, soldier and pacifist (Nobel Peace Prize 1907), dies at 84


1918 Highlights

About February 10, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius