On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1918

Historical Events

  • Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania adopt the Gregorian calendar
  • US army troop ship torpedoed & sunk by Germany off Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Arbus, American actor and photographer (M*A*S*H, Greaser's Palace, Curb Your Enthusiasm), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Vernon Castle, English-American dancer, dies at 30
1918 Highlights

About February 15, 1918

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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