On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1918

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Musical "Sometime" with Mae West premieres in NYC

Actress Mae West
Actress
Mae West

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenichi Fukui, Japanese chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1998)
  • Red Munger, American baseball (MLB All Star 1944, 47, 49; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1996)
1918 Highlights

About October 4, 1918

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 103 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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