What Happened on February 2, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • Hella Haasse, 'Grande Dame of Dutch Literature' (Oeroeg, Cider for Poor People), born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 2011)
Born in 1918

Famous Deaths

John L. SullivanJohn L. Sullivan (1858-1918)

American boxer (first heavyweight gloved champion, de facto 1882-92; last heavyweight bare-knuckle champion), dies at 59

1918 Highlights

About February 2, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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