Historical Events In 1918
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
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 Dutch govt reclaims South seas in the year 1918.
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 2nd Battle of Marne began during WW I on this day in history.
Jul 15 Lord Buxton of Alsa, CEO (ITV) in the year 1918.
Jul 16 Nicholas II Russian tsar, and family are executed on this day in history.
Jul 17 On this day in history aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II, executed at 13
Jul 17 On this day in history longest errorless game, Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 21 innings
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 in the year 1918.
Jul 18 In the year 1918 uS & French forces launch Aisne-Marne offensive in WW I
Jul 19 German armies retreat across Marne River in France (WW I) on this day in history.
Jul 19 Joost van Vollenhoven, Neth, gov-gen (French West-Africa), dies on this day in history.
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 U-156 shells Nauset Beach, in Orleans, Massachusetts in the year 1918.
Jul 22 In the year 1918 lightning kills 504 sheep in Utah's Wasatch National Park
Jul 22 Pim [Albrecht W] Lyre, Dutch lawyer/son of prince Henry on this day in history.
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 In the year 1918 annette Adams sworn in as 1st woman district attorney of US, Calif
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) in the year 1918.
Jul 25 On this day in history race riot in Chester Pennsylvania (3 blacks & 2 whites killed)
Jul 26 On this day in history eduard "Mick" Mannock, British WW I flyer (Victoria Cross), dies
Jul 26 Marjorie Lord, American actress in the year 1918.
Jul 26 On this day in history race riot in Philadelphia (3 whites & 1 black killed)
Jul 27 In the year 1918 eero Aukusti Sipila, composer