On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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