What Happened on October 16, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Nichols, American politician (Rep-D-AL, 1967-88), born in Monroe County, Mississippi (d. 1988)
  • Géori Boué, French soprano, born in Toulouse, France (d. 2017)
  • Tony Rolt, English auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans, 1953; British Empire Trophy, 1939), born in Bordon, England (d. 2008)
Born in 1918

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Arndt, American organist, pianist, arranger, and composer ("Desecration Rag"; "Nola"), dies during the Spanish Flu pandemic at 29 [1]
1918 Highlights

About October 16, 1918

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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