On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1918

Historical Events

  • US ship Otranto sinks between Scotland & Ireland, 425 die

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ© Pilette, Belgian racing driver (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur O'Hara Wood, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ship 1914), dies in action WWI at 28
1918 Highlights

About October 6, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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