What Happened on October 17, 1918

Historical Events

  • De Kooy airport in Netherlands opens
  • Yugoslavia proclaims itself a republic

Famous Birthdays

Rita Hayworth (1918-1987)

American actress (Gilda; Cover Girl; The Lady from Shanghai), born in NYC, New York

Born in 1918

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon White, cricketer (WW I Superb South African batsman 1905-12), dies

About October 17, 1918

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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