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.