On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack MacGowran, Irish actor (King Lear, The Quiet Man, The Exorcist), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1973)
  • Robert Walker, American actor and writer (Strangers on a Train, Bataan, Madame Curie), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 1951)

Famous Deaths

  • Gerrit Engelke, German writer (Briefer der Liebe), dies fighting in WWI at 27
1918 Highlights

About October 13, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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