On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • Godfrey Ridout, Canadian composer, born in Toronto (d. 1984)
  • Sydney Chatton, English actress (Once Upon a Horse), born in Bolton, Lancashire, England (d. 1966)

Person of interestZayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, 1st President of the United Arab Emirates, born in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, birth date disputed (d. 2004)

President of the United Arab Emirates Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
President of the United Arab Emirates
Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

1918 Highlights

About May 6, 1918

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus