On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1918

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st NHL championship: Montreal Canadiens beat Toronto Arenas, outscoring them 10-7 in a 2 game set
  • American Red Magen David (Jewish Red Cross) forms

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Trotsky gains control of the Red Army

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky

Famous Birthdays

  • George McAfee, American football player, NFL halfback (Chicago Bears), born in Corbin, Kentucky (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • Karel Stecker, composer, dies at 57