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Historical Events In 1918

Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Jul 10   Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic forms in the year 1918.  

Jul 11   In the year 1918 m Wolf discovers asteroid #895 Helio  

Jul 12   In the year 1918 japanese battleship explodes in Bay of Tokayama, 500 killed  

Jul 14   Arthur Laurents, NYC, playwright (West Side Story, Gypsy) in the year 1918.  

Jul 14   On this day in history dutch govt reclaims South seas  

Jul 14   In the year 1918 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  

Jul 14   In the year 1918 the birth of Ingmar Bergman, Swedish director  

Jul 15   On this day in history 2nd Battle of Marne began during WW I  

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

Jul 16   Nicholas II Russian tsar, and family are executed on this day in history.  

Jul 17   Aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II, executed at 13 on this day in history.  

Jul 17   On this day in history longest errorless game, Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 21 innings  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 18   US & French forces launch Aisne-Marne offensive in WW I on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1918 lightning kills 504 sheep in Utah's Wasatch National Park  

Jul 22   In the year 1918 pim [Albrecht W] Lyre, Dutch lawyer/son of prince Henry  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 25   On this day in history annette Adams sworn in as first woman district attorney of US, Calif  

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) on this day in history.  

Jul 25   In the year 1918 race riot in Chester Pennsylvania (3 blacks & 2 whites killed)  

Jul 26   In the year 1918 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) on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Eero Aukusti Sipila, composer in the year 1918.  

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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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 02   In the year 1918 birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 05   Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1918 michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 09   In the year 1918 death of Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)  

Jan 24   On this day in history death of george Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871)  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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