On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1918

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, arranger (Jimmie Lunceford; Duke Ellington), orchestra leader, and teacher, born in Shelby, Mississippi (d. 2014)

Paul Harvey

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

  • William Talbert, American tennis doubles champ (US 1942, 45, 46, 48), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1999)
1918 Highlights

About September 4, 1918

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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