On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1918

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Czechoslovakia declares independence from Austro-Hungarian Empire
  • NHL's Quebec Bulldogs sold to a Toronto businessman P. J. Quinn
  • Russian 10th Army drives out White armies of Tsaritsyn (Stalingrad)

Famous Birthdays

  • Constantine Mitsotakis [Konstantinos Mitsotakis], Prime Minister of Greece (1990 –1993), born in Halepa, Crete (d. 2017)
  • James Cameron Tudor, politician
  • Konstantinos Mitsottakis, premier of Greece (1990- )
  • Robert "Bobby" Troup, American jazz pianist and actor (Emergency, Acapulco), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • Willem J "Molly" Geertsema, Dutch liberal/interior minister)