On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • Gottfried von Einem, Austrian composer (Dantons Tod), born in Bern, Switzerland (d. 1996)
  • John McLiam [Williams], Canadian actor (First Blood, Sleeper, Men From Shiloh), born in Alberta, Canada (d. 1994)
  • Oral Roberts, American Televangelist, founder Oral Roberts College, born in Pontotoc County Oklahoma (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871)
1918 Highlights

About January 24, 1918

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 102 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius