What Happened on March 3, 1918

Historical Events

  • Facing internal counterrevolutionary pressures and external German offensive, Bolsheviks forced to sign harsh Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany and Austria
  • Richard Goering's "Seeschlacht" premieres in Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Newman, American photographer (Faces USA), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2006)
  • Arthur Kornberg, American biochemist (1959 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovery of DNA polymerase), born in New York City (d. 2007)
  • Frank Wigglesworth, American composer (The Willowdale Handcar), born in Boston Massachusetts (d. 1996)
  • Fritz Thiedemann, German equestrian (d. 2000)
  • Peter O'Sullevan, British horse racing commentator 'the voice of racing', born in Kenmare, Ireland (d. 2015)
  • San Yu, Burmese General and the 5th President of Burma (1981-88), born in Thegon, Pegu Province, British Burma, British India (d. 1996)
Born in 1918

About March 3, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 105 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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