What Happened on January 28, 1918

Historical Events

  • Finnish Civil War: Rebels seized control of the capital, Helsinki, and members of the Senate of Finland go underground
  • Strike on Berlin ammunition factory

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Corbett, English puppeteer (Sooty), TV presenter and magician, born in Bradford, England (d. 1989)
  • Suzanne Flon, French actress (One Deadly Summer, Moulin Rouge), born in Le Kremlin-BicĂȘtre, Seine (d. 2005)
  • Wilson Ferreira Aldunate, Uruguayan politician, human rights activist who ran for President (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

John McCraeJohn McCrae (1872-1918)

Canadian physician, soldier and poet (In Flanders Fields), dies of pneumonia at 45

1918 Highlights

About January 28, 1918

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 105 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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