On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1918

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)
1918 Highlights

About May 4, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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