On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • John Read, British businessman, CEO (TSB Group), born in Brighton (d. 2015)
  • Pearl Bailey, American actress and singer (Hello Dolly), born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 1990)

Person of interestSam Walton

Sam Walton, American businessman (founder and CEO of Walmart and Sam's Club), born in Kingfisher, Oklahoma (d. 1992)

Entrepreneur and Founder of Walmart Sam Walton
Entrepreneur and Founder of Walmart
Sam Walton

1918 Highlights

About March 29, 1918

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries