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 Tony and Emmy Award-winning stage and screen actress, singer and dancer (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? 103 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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