Historical Events In 1918
Monday, 21 January 2019
Aug 15 Florian Zabach, Chicago, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 17 British troops attack Baku Azerbaijan in the year 1918.
Aug 17 Mort Marshall, NYC, actor (Cully-Dumplings) on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000
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 in the year 1918.
Aug 23 On this day in history guus [August CM] Hermus, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Soldaat van Oranje)
Aug 24 Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2) on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1918 ray McIntire, chemical engineer
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 Leonard Bernstein, Lawrence MA, conductor/composer (West Side Story) on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1918 the birth of Leonard Bernstein, Composer and conductor
Aug 26 On this day in history louis W "Louis" Stotijn, bassoonist/conductor (Residence Orchestra)
Aug 26 In the year 1918 lt. Charles S. Rutherford (5th Cdn. Infranty Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Monchy-le-Preux, France
Aug 26 In the year 1918 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 Dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1918 lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour)
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 In the year 1918 alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician
Aug 28 Tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly in the year 1918.
Aug 29 On this day in history bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive
Aug 29 Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank in the year 1918.
Aug 29 In the year 1918 max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51
Aug 30 On this day in history czechoslovakia forms independence republic
Aug 30 On this day in history 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)
Aug 31 Alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady) in the year 1918.
Aug 31 On this day in history boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)
Aug 31 In the year 1918 joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I), dies at 36