On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 4th Rose Bow, Tournament Park, Pasadena, California: Mare Island, USMC beats Camp Lewis, US Army, 19-7; MVP: Hollis Huntington, USMC
  • Last day of the Julian calendar in Finland

Famous Birthdays

  • Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)
  • Willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)