On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • Ajahn Chah, Thai Buddhist meditation master, born in Ubon, Thailand (d. 1992)
  • Maldwyn Thomas, Welsh businessman and Liberal Party politician (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • Derek Barber, CEO (Countryside Commission), dies
1918 Highlights

About June 17, 1918

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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