What Happened on July 14, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Laurents, American playwright (West Side Story: Gypsy), and screenwriter (Rope; Anastasia), born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)

Ingmar BergmanIngmar Bergman (1918-2007)

Swedish stage and film director (Cries & Whispers), born in Uppsala, Sweden

  • 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? 104 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer