On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Feller, Van Meter, Iowa, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indian, 3 no-hitters)
  • Dean Riesner, film and television screenwriter (d. 2002)
  • Elizabeth P. Hoisington, American Brigadier General (d. 2007)
  • Russell B Long, (Sen-D-LA, 1948-86)

Famous Deaths

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