Historical Events In 1918
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Aug 15 1st full length cartoon (Sinking of Lusitania) on this day in history.
Aug 15 First full length cartoon (The Sinking of the Lusitania) on this day in history.
Aug 15 In the year 1918 florian Zabach, Chicago, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy)
Aug 15 On this day in history peter Gast, composer, dies at 64
Aug 15 US and Russia sever diplomatic ties on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Aug 17 Samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000 in the year 1918.
Aug 18 On this day in history elsa Morante, writer
Aug 19 On this day in history irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank," premieres in NYC
Aug 19 James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist on this day in history.
Aug 20 Britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I in the year 1918.
Aug 23 Guus [August CM] Hermus, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Soldaat van Oranje) in the year 1918.
Aug 24 Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2) in the year 1918.
Aug 24 On this day in history 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 in the year 1918.
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) on this day in history.
Aug 26 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1918 christy Mathewson resigns as Reds manager to accept a commission as a captain in chemical warfare branch of Army
Aug 27 On this day in history dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia
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 Alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician on this day in history.
Aug 28 In the year 1918 tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly
Aug 29 In the year 1918 bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive
Aug 29 In the year 1918 jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank
Aug 29 Max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51 in the year 1918.
Aug 30 Czechoslovakia forms independence republic in the year 1918.
Aug 30 In the year 1918 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)