On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1918

Historical Events


USAProhibition is Ratified

Mississippi becomes 1st state to ratify the 18th Amendment to the US Constitution, authorizing the prohibition of alcohol

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The Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which established prohibition
The Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which established prohibition
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Woodrow Wilson outlines his Fourteen Points for peace after the Great War

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

Famous Deaths

  • Ellis H. Roberts, American politician (b. 1827)
1918 Highlights

About January 8, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn