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Historical Events In 1918

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Jul 10   Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic forms on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1918 m Wolf discovers asteroid #895 Helio  

Jul 12   Japanese battleship explodes in Bay of Tokayama, 500 killed on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1918.  

Jul 15   2nd Battle of Marne began during WW I in the year 1918.  

Jul 15   Lord Buxton of Alsa, CEO (ITV) in the year 1918.  

Jul 16   Nicholas II Russian tsar, and family are executed in the year 1918.  

Jul 17   Aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II, executed at 13 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 17   In the year 1918 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.  

Jul 18   In the year 1918 jane Frazee, Duluth Minn, actress/singer (Alice-Beulah)  

Jul 18   The birth of Nelson Mandella, South African President on this day in history.  

Jul 18   On this day in history uS & French forces launch Aisne-Marne offensive in WW I  

Jul 19   On this day in history german armies retreat across Marne River in France (WW I)  

Jul 19   Joost van Vollenhoven, Neth, gov-gen (French West-Africa), dies in the year 1918.  

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

Jul 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1918 ruggiero Ricci, SF Calif, composer/violinist (Paganini)  

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   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) on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history eduard "Mick" Mannock, British WW I flyer (Victoria Cross), dies  

Jul 26   On this day in history 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 in the year 1918.  

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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   In the year 1918 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   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born in the year 1918.  

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   Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died on this day in history.  

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   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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