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Historical Events In 1918

Saturday, 25 May 2019

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

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

Jul 14   On this day in history dutch govt reclaims South seas  

Jul 14   In the year 1918 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   On this day in history 2nd Battle of Marne began during WW I  

Jul 15   In the year 1918 lord Buxton of Alsa, CEO (ITV)  

Jul 16   On this day in history nicholas II Russian tsar, and family are executed  

Jul 17   In the year 1918 aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II, executed at 13  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history joost van Vollenhoven, Neth, gov-gen (French West-Africa), dies  

Jul 19   The birth of Samuel Colt, US inventor of the Colt 45 revolver in the year 1918.  

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   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 in the year 1918.  

Jul 24   Ruggiero Ricci, SF Calif, composer/violinist (Paganini) on this day in history.  

Jul 24   In the year 1918 sgt. Richard Charles TRAVIS, 2nd Battalion, Otago Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Hebuterne, France  

Jul 25   On this day in history annette Adams sworn in as 1st woman district attorney of US, Calif  

Jul 25   In the year 1918 annette Adams sworn in as first woman district attorney of US, Calif  

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

Jul 26   Eduard "Mick" Mannock, British WW I flyer (Victoria Cross), dies in the year 1918.  

Jul 26   On this day in history marjorie Lord, American actress  

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 in the year 1918.  

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   In the year 1918 birth of patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)  

Jan 02   In the year 1918 birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born in the year 1918.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   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   Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 24   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died on this day in history.  

Jan 28   John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies in the year 1918.  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 in the year 1918.  

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

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