On This Day

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 people in the US in a single week

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

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