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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1918

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1918 birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42  

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1918.  

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

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 in the year 1918.  

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