On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1918

Famous Birthdays

Jim Peters

Jim Peters, English long-distance runner who was 1st to complete a marathon in under 2 hours 20 minutes, born in Hackney, London (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Charles Lecocq, composer, dies at 86
1918 Highlights

About October 24, 1918

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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