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Historical Events In 1918

Sunday, 15 December 2019

Jul 12   Japanese battleship explodes in Bay of Tokayama, 500 killed in the year 1918.  

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

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

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 in the year 1918.  

Jul 15   Lord Buxton of Alsa, CEO (ITV) on this day in history.  

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 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) on this day in history.  

Jul 18   On this day in history the birth of Nelson Mandella, South African President  

Jul 18   In the year 1918 uS & French forces launch Aisne-Marne offensive in WW I  

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

Jul 19   Joost van Vollenhoven, Neth, gov-gen (French West-Africa), dies on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1918 u-156 shells Nauset Beach, in Orleans, Massachusetts.  

Jul 22   Lightning kills 504 sheep in Utah's Wasatch National Park in the year 1918.  

Jul 22   On this day in history pim [Albrecht W] Lyre, Dutch lawyer/son of prince Henry  

Jul 24   In the year 1918 ruggiero Ricci, SF Calif, composer/violinist (Paganini)  

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

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

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

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

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   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   In the year 1918 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000) was born in the year 1918.  

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

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies on this day in history.  

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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