On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1918

Historical Events

  • French troops, with the aid of US troops, stop the Germans at Chateau-Thierry as they attempt to cross the Marne

Famous Birthdays

  • (Bulee) "Slim" Gaillard, American jazz singer-songwriter ("Flat Foot Floogie (with a Floy Floy)") , born in Claiborne, Alabama (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles W. Fairbanks, 26th Vice President of the United States (Republican: 1905-09) and Senator, dies of nephritis at 66
1918 Highlights

About June 4, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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