On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • Sheikh Imam, Egyptian singer and composer, born in Giza (d. 1995)
  • WiBo, Dutch cartoonist, born in Breda, Netherlands (d. 2005)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Jazz orchestra band leader Duke Ellington (19) weds high school sweetheart Edna Thompson

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington

Famous Deaths

  • Mohammed V Resjad, sultan of Turkey (1909-18), dies
1918 Highlights

About July 2, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer