On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1918

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

World War I: Arab forces under T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia") capture Damascus

Soldier and Writer T. E. Lawrence
Soldier and Writer
T. E. Lawrence

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Iglesias Álvares, Spanish pianist, composer, educator and critic, born in Orense, Spain (d. 2011)
1918 Highlights

About October 1, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra