Historical Events In 1918
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Aug 15 On this day in history florian Zabach, Chicago, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy)
Aug 15 Peter Gast, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Aug 15 US and Russia sever diplomatic ties in the year 1918.
Aug 16 In the year 1918 uS troops overthrows Archangelsk
Aug 17 British troops attack Baku Azerbaijan in the year 1918.
Aug 17 Mort Marshall, NYC, actor (Cully-Dumplings) in the year 1918.
Aug 17 Samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000 in the year 1918.
Aug 18 Elsa Morante, writer in the year 1918.
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 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) on this day in history.
Aug 24 Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2) on this day in history.
Aug 24 Ray McIntire, chemical engineer in the year 1918.
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 On this day in history the birth of Leonard Bernstein, Composer and conductor
Aug 26 In the year 1918 louis W "Louis" Stotijn, bassoonist/conductor (Residence Orchestra)
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 On this day in history w Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC
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 In the year 1918 dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia
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 In the year 1918 alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician
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 On this day in history jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank
Aug 29 On this day in history max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51
Aug 30 Czechoslovakia forms independence republic in the year 1918.
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 In the year 1918 alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady)
Aug 31 In the year 1918 boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)
Aug 31 Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I), dies at 36 on this day in history.