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Historical Events In 1918

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Aug 15   In the year 1918 1st full length cartoon (Sinking of Lusitania)  

Aug 15   In the year 1918 first full length cartoon (The Sinking of the Lusitania)  

Aug 15   In the year 1918 florian Zabach, Chicago, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy)  

Aug 15   In the year 1918 peter Gast, composer, dies at 64  

Aug 15   US and Russia sever diplomatic ties on this day in history.  

Aug 16   US troops overthrows Archangelsk in the year 1918.  

Aug 17   In the year 1918 british troops attack Baku Azerbaijan  

Aug 17   On this day in history mort Marshall, NYC, actor (Cully-Dumplings)  

Aug 17   In the year 1918 samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000  

Aug 18   Elsa Morante, writer on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Aug 19   In the year 1918 james George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist  

Aug 20   On this day in history 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) 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   In the year 1918 leonard Bernstein, Lawrence MA, conductor/composer (West Side Story)  

Aug 25   In the year 1918 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 in the year 1918.  

Aug 26   W Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Christy Mathewson resigns as Reds manager to accept a commission as a captain in chemical warfare branch of Army on this day in history.  

Aug 27   In the year 1918 dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia  

Aug 27   In the year 1918 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 in the year 1918.  

Aug 28   Alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician on this day in history.  

Aug 28   Tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly in the year 1918.  

Aug 29   Bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive on this day in history.  

Aug 29   In the year 1918 jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank  

Aug 29   In the year 1918 max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51  

Aug 30   Czechoslovakia forms independence republic on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1918 alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady)  

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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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 01   In the year 1918 birth of patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)  

Jan 02   In the year 1918 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   On this day in history birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)  

Jan 07   In the year 1918 birth of alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party)  

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   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 in the year 1918.  

Jan 08   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1918.  

Jan 09   In the year 1918 death of Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)  

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 on this day in history.  

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