On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1918

Historical Events

  • General Motors acquires the Chevrolet Motor Company of Delaware.

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Archibald Warner, British diplomat, born in Blagdon, England (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernie Parker, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ship 1913), dies in action WWI at 34
1918 Highlights

About May 2, 1918

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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