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Historical Events In 1918

Monday, 21 October 2019

Jul 12   Japanese battleship explodes in Bay of Tokayama, 500 killed on this day in history.  

Jul 14   Arthur Laurents, NYC, playwright (West Side Story, Gypsy) on this day in history.  

Jul 14   Dutch govt reclaims South seas on this day in history.  

Jul 14   Jay Forrester, a pioneer in computer memory, was born . Forrester studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he later became a professor and researcher. In 1945 on this day in history.  

Jul 14   The birth of Ingmar Bergman, Swedish director in the year 1918.  

Jul 15   In the year 1918 2nd Battle of Marne began during WW I  

Jul 15   In the year 1918 lord Buxton of Alsa, CEO (ITV)  

Jul 16   In the year 1918 nicholas II Russian tsar, and family are executed  

Jul 17   In the year 1918 aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II, executed at 13  

Jul 17   Longest errorless game, Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 21 innings in the year 1918.  

Jul 17   On this day in history sS Carpathia. One of the more well known names, more from assisting the Titanic than from her own sinking, she was of 13,603 tons and built for Cunard by Swan and Hunter on the Tyne in 1902. She was attacked by the German submarine U55, 170 miles west of Bishops Rock, while outward bound to Boston, USA, from Liverpool, a service which had been decided would continue to be maintained in wartime conditions. She was hit by three torpdeoes. Five engine room staff were killed directly by the impact and explosions but 215 crew and all 57 passengers were saved and rescued by the sloop HMS Snowdrop.  

Jul 18   Jane Frazee, Duluth Minn, actress/singer (Alice-Beulah) on this day in history.  

Jul 18   The birth of Nelson Mandella, South African President in the year 1918.  

Jul 18   On this day in history uS & French forces launch Aisne-Marne offensive in WW I  

Jul 19   German armies retreat across Marne River in France (WW I) in the year 1918.  

Jul 19   In the year 1918 joost van Vollenhoven, Neth, gov-gen (French West-Africa), dies  

Jul 19   The birth of Samuel Colt, US inventor of the Colt 45 revolver in the year 1918.  

Jul 20   World War I: German troops cross the Marne on this day in history.  

Jul 21   On this day in history u-156 shells Nauset Beach, in Orleans, Massachusetts.  

Jul 22   Lightning kills 504 sheep in Utah's Wasatch National Park on this day in history.  

Jul 22   Pim [Albrecht W] Lyre, Dutch lawyer/son of prince Henry on this day in history.  

Jul 24   On this day in history ruggiero Ricci, SF Calif, composer/violinist (Paganini)  

Jul 24   On this day in history sgt. Richard Charles TRAVIS, 2nd Battalion, Otago Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Hebuterne, France  

Jul 25   Annette Adams sworn in as 1st woman district attorney of US, Calif in the year 1918.  

Jul 25   Annette Adams sworn in as first woman district attorney of US, Calif in the year 1918.  

Jul 25   Carlos Guido y Spano, Argentine poet (Mexico, canto epico), dies in the year 1918.  

Jul 25   Nan Grey, [Eschal Miller], actress (3 Grief Girl, Dracula's Daughters) in the year 1918.  

Jul 25   Race riot in Chester Pennsylvania (3 blacks & 2 whites killed) on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history eduard "Mick" Mannock, British WW I flyer (Victoria Cross), dies  

Jul 26   Marjorie Lord, American actress on this day in history.  

Jul 26   Race riot in Philadelphia (3 whites & 1 black killed) in the year 1918.  

Jul 27   On this day in history eero Aukusti Sipila, composer  

Jul 27   In the year 1918 socony 200, 1st concrete barge in US, launched to carry oil, NY  

Jul 27   On this day in history socony 200, first concrete barge in US, launched to carry oil, NY  

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Famous Birthdays In 1918

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1918 birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

Jan 01   Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

Jan 03   In the year 1918 birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

Jan 05   In the year 1918 birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

Jan 06   In the year 1918 birth of buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party)  

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 07   Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party) was born in the year 1918.  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 in the year 1918.  

Jan 08   On this day in history michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 09   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died on this day in history.  

Jan 24   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1918 john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1918 gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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