On This Day

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


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong

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? 102 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces