On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1918

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Leon 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, Czech composer, dies at 57
1918 Highlights

About March 13, 1918

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces