What Happened on October 19, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Evans, British mountaineer and surgeon (deputy leader 1953 British Everest expedition, led 1955 British Kangchenjunga expedition), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1995)
  • Louis Althusser, French Marxist philosopher ("For Marx"; "Reading Capital") who strangled his wife, born in Birmendre├»s, French Algeria (d. 1990)
Born in 1918

Famous Deaths

  • Harold Lockwood, American actor (Tess of the Storm Country), dies from the flu at 31
  • Joseph Lesage, French painter/etcher (WWI), dies at 34
1918 Highlights

About October 19, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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