What Happened on October 31, 1918

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Short-lived Banat Republic founded in territory where Romania, Hungary and Serbia meet
  • Spanish flu-virus kills 21,000 in US in 1 week

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Stevenson, Canadian-American parapsychologist and reincarnation expert, born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Egon Schiele, Austria painter/graphic artist, dies at 28
  • Stephen Tisza, Hungarian PM (-1917), assassinated by soldiers