On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1918

Historical Events

  • 102 die in a NYC BMT subway derailment at Malbone Street Brooklyn
  • Yugoslav battleship Viribus Unitis sunk by Italians

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Miles, British-American auto racer and engineer (USAC Road Racing C'ship 1961; 24 Hours of Daytona 1966), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1966)
1918 Highlights

About November 1, 1918

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 102 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio