On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1918

Historical Events

Historic Event

Canadian ace Billy Bishop downs 6 aircraft over a three-day span, including German ace Paul Bilik, reclaiming his top scoring title from James McCudden

  • Chicago White Sox losing 5-4 against NY Yankees, load the bases in 9th with no outs; Chick Gandil lines to Frank Baker who turns a rare game winning triple play

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Richard Faltin, composer, dies at 83
  • Jaroslav Novotny, Czech composer, dies at 32
1918 Highlights

About June 1, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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