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Historical Events In 1918

Friday, 24 May 2019

Aug 15   On this day in history florian Zabach, Chicago, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy)  

Aug 15   In the year 1918 peter Gast, composer, dies at 64  

Aug 15   On this day in history uS and Russia sever diplomatic ties  

Aug 16   US troops overthrows Archangelsk in the year 1918.  

Aug 17   British troops attack Baku Azerbaijan on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history mort Marshall, NYC, actor (Cully-Dumplings)  

Aug 17   Samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000 on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Elsa Morante, writer in the year 1918.  

Aug 19   Irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Aug 19   On this day in history james George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist  

Aug 20   Britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Guus [August CM] Hermus, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Soldaat van Oranje) in the year 1918.  

Aug 24   Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2) in the year 1918.  

Aug 24   Ray McIntire, chemical engineer on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Sgt. Samuel Forsyth, NZ Engineers, attached to 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Grevillers, France on this day in history.  

Aug 25   In the year 1918 leonard Bernstein, Lawrence MA, conductor/composer (West Side Story)  

Aug 25   The birth of Leonard Bernstein, Composer and conductor on this day in history.  

Aug 26   Louis W "Louis" Stotijn, bassoonist/conductor (Residence Orchestra) in the year 1918.  

Aug 26   On this day in history lt. Charles S. Rutherford (5th Cdn. Infranty Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Monchy-le-Preux, France  

Aug 26   On this day in history w Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC  

Aug 27   Christy Mathewson resigns as Reds manager to accept a commission as a captain in chemical warfare branch of Army in the year 1918.  

Aug 27   In the year 1918 dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia  

Aug 27   Lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour) in the year 1918.  

Aug 27   On this day in history lt-Colonel William H. CLark-Kennedy (24th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Fresnes-Rouvroy, France  

Aug 28   On this day in history alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician  

Aug 28   In the year 1918 tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly  

Aug 29   Bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank in the year 1918.  

Aug 29   Max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Aug 30   Czechoslovakia forms independence republic in the year 1918.  

Aug 30   Ted Williams, American baseball player, last player in MLB to bat over .400 in a single season (Red Sox, AL MVP '46, '49; Trip Crown '42, '47) in the year 1918.  

Aug 31   On this day in history alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady)  

Aug 31   Boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2) on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I), dies at 36 in the year 1918.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1918

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1918 birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

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 in the year 1918.  

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

Jan 05   Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   In the year 1918 birth of caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1918 john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

Feb 02   On this day in history john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

Feb 06   On this day in history gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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