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Historical Events In 1918

Friday, 24 January 2020

Jul 29   Vladimir Dudentzev, Russian writer on this day in history.  

Jul 30   In the year 1918 chaim Soloveitchik, Rabbi of Brisk, talmudic scholar, dies  

Jul 30   On this day in history joe Daley, jazz tenor/clarinet/flute player  

Jul 30   On this day in history units of First Marine Aviation Force arrive at Brest, France  

Jul 31   On this day in history paul D. Boyer, American chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate  

Aug 01   British troops enter Vladivostok on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1918 wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist  

Aug 02   In the year 1918 japan announces that it is deploying troops to Siberia in the aftermath of World War I.  

Aug 03   Albert P Hahn, Dutch political cartoonist (Het Volk), dies at 41 in the year 1918.  

Aug 03   James MacGregor Burns, political writer (The Lion & the Fox) on this day in history.  

Aug 06   Ferdinand Foch becomes marshal of France in the year 1918.  

Aug 07   In the year 1918 cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter  

Aug 08   On this day in history battle for Amiens begins  

Aug 08   Canada/Australian/British breakthrough with 600 tanks at Amiens in the year 1918.  

Aug 08   Cpl. Herman J. Good (13th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Gertrude E Durden Rush, US composer/playwright, dies at 38 on this day in history.  

Aug 08   On this day in history prv. John B. Cook (13th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France  

Aug 08   Rory Calhoun, LA Calif, actor (Capitol, Motel Hell, Bill-Texan) on this day in history.  

Aug 09   In the year 1918 cpl. Alexander P. Brereton (8th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France  

Aug 09   On this day in history cpl. Frederick G. Coppins (8th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France  

Aug 09   Cpl. Harry G. B. Miner (58th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France on this day in history.  

Aug 09   On this day in history cpl. Joseph Kaeble (22nd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France  

Aug 09   Lt. James E. Tait (78th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Lt. Jean Brillant (22nd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France on this day in history.  

Aug 09   On this day in history reds manager Christy Mathewson suspects Hal Chase of taking bribes to fix games, & suspends him "for indifferent play"  

Aug 09   Robert Aldrich, US director/producer (Dirty Dozen) on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Sgt. Raphael Louis Zengel (5th Cdn. infanctry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France in the year 1918.  

Aug 11   In the year 1918 battle of Amiens ends in WW I, Allieds beat Germans  

Aug 12   In the year 1918 prv. Thomas Dinesen (42nd Cdn. Infanctry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Parvillers, France  

Aug 12   On this day in history sgt. Robert Spall Prices Patricia's Cdn. Light Infantry) wins the Victoria Cross at Parvillers, France  

Aug 13   Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) established as a public company in Germany in the year 1918.  

Aug 13   Denis Smallwood, British air chief marshal on this day in history.  

Aug 15   1st full length cartoon (Sinking of Lusitania) in the year 1918.  

Aug 15   In the year 1918 first full length cartoon (The Sinking of the Lusitania)  

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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   Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

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   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1918 georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72  

Jan 08   In the year 1918 michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1918 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 in the year 1918.  

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

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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