On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1918

Historical Events

  • German sailors refuse to obey orders to fight British naval forces and lead a revolt in the naval ports of Wilhelmshaven, beginning the German Revolution

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Gordon, American writer and producer (Earth vs. the Flying Saucers), born in New Britain, Connecticut (d. 2007)
1918 Highlights

About October 29, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio