On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1918

Historical Events

  • Dutch government reclaims South seas

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Laurents, American playwright (West Side Story, Gypsy), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestIngmar Bergman

Ingmar Bergman, Swedish stage and film director (Cries & Whispers), born in Uppsala, Sweden (d. 2007)

Director and Writer Ingmar Bergman
Director and Writer
Ingmar Bergman
  • Jay Forrester, Engineer, invented random-access magnetic core memory, born near Anselmo, Nebraska (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Quentin Roosevelt, youngest son of United States President Theodore Roosevelt, killed in aerial combat over France on Bastille Day at 20
1918 Highlights

About July 14, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 102 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer