On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1919

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

David Beatty is created 1st Earl Beatty, Viscount Borodale, and Baron Beatty of the North Sea and Brooksby

British Admiral of the Fleet David Beatty
British Admiral of the Fleet
David Beatty

Famous Birthdays

  • Anita O'Day (born Anita Belle Colton), American jazz singer, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2006)
  • Camilla Williams, American operatic soprano, Danville, Virginia,(d. 2012)

Person of interestPierre Trudeau

Pierre Trudeau, 15th Canadian Prime Minister (Liberal: 1968-79, 1980-84), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2000)

Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Pierre Trudeau
  • Ric Nordman, Canadian politician (d. 1996)
1919 Highlights

About October 18, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 101 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Libra