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)