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Historical Events In 1918

Friday, 16 November 2018

Aug 15   Florian Zabach, Chicago, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy) in the year 1918.  

Aug 15   Peter Gast, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Aug 15   In the year 1918 uS and Russia sever diplomatic ties  

Aug 16   On this day in history uS troops overthrows Archangelsk  

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

Aug 17   Mort Marshall, NYC, actor (Cully-Dumplings) in the year 1918.  

Aug 17   On this day in history samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000  

Aug 18   On this day in history elsa Morante, writer  

Aug 19   Irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank," premieres in NYC in the year 1918.  

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

Aug 20   In the year 1918 britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I  

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   In the year 1918 sgt. Samuel Forsyth, NZ Engineers, attached to 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Grevillers, France  

Aug 25   On this day in history leonard Bernstein, Lawrence MA, conductor/composer (West Side Story)  

Aug 25   On this day in history the birth of Leonard Bernstein, Composer and conductor  

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

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   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 in the year 1918.  

Aug 27   Lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour) on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Lt-Colonel William H. CLark-Kennedy (24th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Fresnes-Rouvroy, France in the year 1918.  

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   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   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) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1918.  

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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   On this day in history birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born in the year 1918.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party)  

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born in the year 1918.  

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   Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42 in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   On this day in history georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72  

Jan 08   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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

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