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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  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

Jan 06   In the year 1918 birth of buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party)  

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

Jan 07   Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party) was born in the year 1918.  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42 in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 in the year 1918.  

Jan 08   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died in the year 1918.  

Jan 24   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died in the year 1918.  

Jan 28   On this day in history john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1918 gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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