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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  

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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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42  

Jan 06   In the year 1918 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   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died on this day in history.  

Jan 24   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history 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   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 in the year 1918.  

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