What Happened on September 4, 1918

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Jhr Ch Ruys de Beerenbrouck becomes 1st Dutch Catholic premier
  • US troops land in Archangel, Russia, stay 10 months

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald Wilson, American jazz trumpeter and orchestra leader (Redd Foxx), born in Shelby, Mississippi (d. 2014)

Person of interestPaul Harvey

Paul Harvey, American news commentator and radio broadcaster (Rest of the story), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2009)

ABC Radio Broadcaster Paul Harvey
ABC Radio Broadcaster
Paul Harvey
  • William Talbert, American tennis doubles champ (US 1942, 45, 46, 48), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1999)