On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1918

Historical Events

  • Battle of Belleau Wood, 1st US victory of WW I

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenneth Connor, English comedian and actor, best known for his "Carry On" films, born in Islington, London (d. 1993)
  • Richard Crane, American character actor (Surfside 6, Rocky Jones, Space Ranger), born in New Castle, Indiana (d. 1969)
  • Tom Scott, Scottish poet (Sea Dirge: A Mither's Keenin), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1995)
1918 Highlights

About June 6, 1918

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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