February 10, 1918 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • In Finland, General Carl G. Von Mannerheim gathers an army known as the 'White Guard' to mount a counter revolution against the Bolshevik 'Red Guard'

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Trotsky declares that Russia is leaving the war

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky

Birthdays in History

  • Gordon Pirie, English Group Captain and politician, born in Oxford (d. 2003)
  • Idwal Pugh, British ombudsman

Deaths in History

  • Abdul Hamid II Ottoman Sultan (b. 1842)

Person of interestErnesto Teodoro Moneta

Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Italian pacifist, Nobel Prize Laureate, dies at 84

Italian Pacifist Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
Italian Pacifist
Ernesto Teodoro Moneta