Historical Events In 1918
Monday, 21 October 2019
Aug 15 Florian Zabach, Chicago, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy) on this day in history.
Aug 15 Peter Gast, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1918.
Aug 15 On this day in history uS and Russia sever diplomatic ties
Aug 16 In the year 1918 uS troops overthrows Archangelsk
Aug 17 In the year 1918 british troops attack Baku Azerbaijan
Aug 17 Mort Marshall, NYC, actor (Cully-Dumplings) in the year 1918.
Aug 17 In the year 1918 samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000
Aug 18 In the year 1918 elsa Morante, writer
Aug 19 On this day in history irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank," premieres in NYC
Aug 19 In the year 1918 james George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist
Aug 20 In the year 1918 britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I
Aug 23 Guus [August CM] Hermus, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Soldaat van Oranje) on this day in history.
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 Leonard Bernstein, Lawrence MA, conductor/composer (West Side Story) in the year 1918.
Aug 25 In the year 1918 the birth of Leonard Bernstein, Composer and conductor
Aug 26 Louis W "Louis" Stotijn, bassoonist/conductor (Residence Orchestra) in the year 1918.
Aug 26 Lt. Charles S. Rutherford (5th Cdn. Infranty Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Monchy-le-Preux, France on this day in history.
Aug 26 W Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC in the year 1918.
Aug 27 On this day in history christy Mathewson resigns as Reds manager to accept a commission as a captain in chemical warfare branch of Army
Aug 27 Dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia on this day in history.
Aug 27 On this day in history lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour)
Aug 27 Lt-Colonel William H. CLark-Kennedy (24th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Fresnes-Rouvroy, France on this day in history.
Aug 28 Alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician in the year 1918.
Aug 28 On this day in history tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly
Aug 29 In the year 1918 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 Max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51 in the year 1918.
Aug 30 Czechoslovakia forms independence republic on this day in history.
Aug 30 In the year 1918 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) on this day in history.
Aug 31 On this day in history boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)
Aug 31 Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I), dies at 36 in the year 1918.