On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1918

Historical Events

  • 1st US pilot to down an enemy airplane, Stephen W. Thompson
  • Separation of church and state begins in USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Gara Garayev [Kara Karayev], Soviet-Azerbaijani composer (Seven Beauties), born in Baku (d. 1982)
1918 Highlights

About February 5, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius