What Happened on November 3, 1918

Historical Events

  • Austro-Hungarian Empire dissolves
  • Poland proclaims independence from Russia after WW I
  • Thousands of revolutionary German sailors with the fleet at Kiel mutiny, seize the city, and set up councils of workers and sailors
1918 History

Famous Birthdays

Bob FellerBob Feller (1918-2010)

American Baseball HOF pitcher (8 x MLB All Star; AL Triple Crown 1940; 3 x no-hit games; Cleveland Indians), born in Van Meter, Iowa

  • Dean Riesner, American film and television screenwriter (Bill and Coo), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2002)
  • Elizabeth P. Hoisington, American Brigadier General (one of the first two women to attain the rank of brigadier general), born in Newton, Kansas (d. 2007)
  • Russell B. Long, American politician (Sen-D-LA, 1948-86), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2003)
Born in 1918

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksandr Lyapunov, Russian mathematician (Lyapunov exponent), dies at 61

About November 3, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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