What Happened on October 28, 1918

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tomáš G. Massaryk claims independence for Czechoslovakia

Father of Czechoslovakia Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
Father of Czechoslovakia
Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Shepherdson, British soccer trainer, born in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire (d. 1955)

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Bouchet, American Physicist, 1st African American to receive US Ph.D, dies at 66
  • Ulisse Dini, Italian mathematician and politician (Fondamenti per la teorica delle funzioni di variabili reali), dies at 72