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