Historical Events In 1918
Wednesday, 23 January 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 In the year 1918 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 on this day in history.
Jul 14 The birth of Ingmar Bergman, Swedish director on this day in history.
Jul 15 On this day in history 2nd Battle of Marne began during WW I
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 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 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 Jane Frazee, Duluth Minn, actress/singer (Alice-Beulah) on this day in history.
Jul 18 In the year 1918 the birth of Nelson Mandella, South African President
Jul 18 In the year 1918 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 On this day in history the birth of Samuel Colt, US inventor of the Colt 45 revolver
Jul 20 In the year 1918 world War I: German troops cross the Marne.
Jul 21 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 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 Eduard "Mick" Mannock, British WW I flyer (Victoria Cross), dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1918 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.