On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1918

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Trotsky declares that Russia is leaving the war

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky

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

Person of interestErnesto Teodoro Moneta

Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Italian pacifist, Nobel Prize Laureate, dies at 84

Italian Pacifist Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
Italian Pacifist
Ernesto Teodoro Moneta

1918 Highlights

About February 10, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius