On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1918

Historical Events

  • Phillies and Cards tie 8-8 in 19 innings

Famous Birthdays

  • "Wild Bill" Moore, American R&B and jazz tenor saxophone player ("We're Gonna Rock, We're Gonna Roll": Marvin Gaye's "Mercy, Mercy Me"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1983)
  • Ben Johnson, American actor (Chisum, Battle Force, Dillinger), born in Foraker, Shidler, Oklahoma (d. 1996)
  • Helmut Lent, German night-fighter ace in World War II, born in Pyrehne, Landsberg (d. 1944)
1918 Highlights

About June 13, 1918

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini