On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1918

Historical Events


Cecil Chubb gives prehistoric monument Stonehenge to the British nation

End of World War I

Germany's supreme commander General Eric Ludendorff resigns, protesting the terms to which the German Government has agreed in negotiating an armistice

  • Soldiers revolt at Harskamp, Veluwe

Famous Birthdays

  • Kamal El Mallakh, Egyptian archaeologist (King Khufu Solar ship), and journalist, born in Upper Egypt (d. 1987)
1918 Highlights

About October 26, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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