On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1918

Historical Events

  • Belgian troops re-enter Brussels, lost to the German invaders on 20 August 1914
  • Latvia declares independence from Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • Tasker Watkins, Welsh World War II hero, born in Nelson, Wales (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Reggie Schwartz, South African cricketer (55 wickets for South Africa), dies at 43
1918 Highlights

About November 18, 1918

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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