On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • Betty Roché [Mary Elizabeth Roach], American jazz singer (Duke Ellington - "Take The 'A' Train"), born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)
1918 Highlights

About January 9, 1918

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 104 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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