On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1918

Historical Events

  • A series of accidental collisions on a misty Scottish night leads to the loss of two Royal Navy submarines with over a hundred lives, and damage to another five British warships.

Famous Deaths

  • DaniĆ«l de Lange, Dutch composer, dies at 76
1918 Highlights

About January 31, 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