On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Yankees set record with 8 sacrifices, beat Red Sox's Babe Ruth 5-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Kakuei Tanaka, Japanese Prime Minister (1972-74), convicted of bribe-taking, born in Kariwa, Japan (d. 1993)
  • Thomas Mead, Australian politician and journalist, born in Randwick, Australia (d. 2004)