On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1918

Famous Birthdays

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

Zayed 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)


1918 Highlights

About May 6, 1918

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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