On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1918

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • E. Howard Hunt, American intelligence officer involved in Watergate break-in, born in Hamburg, New York (d. 2007)
  • Lila Kedrova, Russian-born actress (Zorba the Greek (1964), Sword of the Valiant, The Tenant), born in Petrograd, Russia (d. 2000)
  • Walter Burkemo, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1953), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

  • Mikhail Vasilyevich Alekseyev, Imperial Russian general and WW I Chief of Staff, murdered at 60
  • Raymond Duchamp-Villon, French cubist sculptor (Head of Baudeaire), dies at 41