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Historical Events In 1918

Monday, 19 November 2018

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

Jul 14   On this day in history arthur Laurents, NYC, playwright (West Side Story, Gypsy)  

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

Jul 14   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the birth of Ingmar Bergman, Swedish director  

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   On this day in history aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II, executed at 13  

Jul 17   Longest errorless game, Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 21 innings on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1918 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 in the year 1918.  

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 in the year 1918.  

Jul 24   In the year 1918 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 25   In the year 1918 carlos Guido y Spano, Argentine poet (Mexico, canto epico), dies  

Jul 25   Nan Grey, [Eschal Miller], actress (3 Grief Girl, Dracula's Daughters) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 26   In the year 1918 eduard "Mick" Mannock, British WW I flyer (Victoria Cross), dies  

Jul 26   In the year 1918 marjorie Lord, American actress  

Jul 26   On this day in history race riot in Philadelphia (3 whites & 1 black killed)  

Jul 27   Eero Aukusti Sipila, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Socony 200, 1st concrete barge in US, launched to carry oil, NY on this day in history.  

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   Willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)  

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born in the year 1918.  

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

Jan 05   Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)  

Jan 07   In the year 1918 birth of alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party)  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1918 sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42  

Jan 06   In the year 1918 georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history death of Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)  

Jan 24   In the year 1918 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   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 in the year 1918.  

Feb 06   On this day in history gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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