Historical Events In 1918
Saturday, 23 March 2019
Jul 12 Japanese battleship explodes in Bay of Tokayama, 500 killed in the year 1918.
Jul 14 On this day in history arthur Laurents, NYC, playwright (West Side Story, Gypsy)
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 in the year 1918.
Jul 14 The birth of Ingmar Bergman, Swedish director on this day in history.
Jul 15 2nd Battle of Marne began during WW I on this day in history.
Jul 15 Lord Buxton of Alsa, CEO (ITV) on this day in history.
Jul 16 On this day in history nicholas II Russian tsar, and family are executed
Jul 17 Aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II, executed at 13 in the year 1918.
Jul 17 Longest errorless game, Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 21 innings in the year 1918.
Jul 17 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 in the year 1918.
Jul 18 Jane Frazee, Duluth Minn, actress/singer (Alice-Beulah) in the year 1918.
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 In the year 1918 german armies retreat across Marne River in France (WW I)
Jul 19 In the year 1918 joost van Vollenhoven, Neth, gov-gen (French West-Africa), dies
Jul 19 On this day in history the birth of Samuel Colt, US inventor of the Colt 45 revolver
Jul 20 On this day in history world War I: German troops cross the Marne.
Jul 21 U-156 shells Nauset Beach, in Orleans, Massachusetts on this day in history.
Jul 22 Lightning kills 504 sheep in Utah's Wasatch National Park on this day in history.
Jul 22 On this day in history pim [Albrecht W] Lyre, Dutch lawyer/son of prince Henry
Jul 24 Ruggiero Ricci, SF Calif, composer/violinist (Paganini) in the year 1918.
Jul 24 In the year 1918 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 In the year 1918 carlos Guido y Spano, Argentine poet (Mexico, canto epico), dies
Jul 25 In the year 1918 nan Grey, [Eschal Miller], actress (3 Grief Girl, Dracula's Daughters)
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 On this day in history race riot in Philadelphia (3 whites & 1 black killed)
Jul 27 On this day in history eero Aukusti Sipila, composer
Jul 27 On this day in history socony 200, 1st concrete barge in US, launched to carry oil, NY
Jul 27 Socony 200, first concrete barge in US, launched to carry oil, NY on this day in history.