What Happened on March 19, 1918

Historical Events

  • S Potter becomes 1st US pilot to shoot down a German seaplane
  • US Congress authorizes time zones & approves daylight saving time

Famous Weddings

Louis Armstrong

Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (17) weds Daisy Parker (21)

Famous Deaths

  • Willem H de Beaufort, Dutch historian/liberal politician, dies at 73
1918 Highlights

About March 19, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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