Historical Events In 1918
Thursday, 30 June 2022
Aug 15 On this day in history 1st full length cartoon (Sinking of Lusitania)
Aug 15 In the year 1918 first full length cartoon (The Sinking of the Lusitania)
Aug 15 On this day in history florian Zabach, Chicago, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy)
Aug 15 Peter Gast, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1918.
Aug 15 US and Russia sever diplomatic ties in the year 1918.
Aug 16 In the year 1918 uS troops overthrows Archangelsk
Aug 17 On this day in history british troops attack Baku Azerbaijan
Aug 17 In the year 1918 mort Marshall, NYC, actor (Cully-Dumplings)
Aug 17 Samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000 on this day in history.
Aug 18 In the year 1918 elsa Morante, writer
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 In the year 1918 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 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 Leonard Bernstein, Lawrence MA, conductor/composer (West Side Story) in the year 1918.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 26 W Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC in the year 1918.
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 Dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia on this day in history.
Aug 27 Lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour) in the year 1918.
Aug 27 Lt-Colonel William H. CLark-Kennedy (24th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Fresnes-Rouvroy, France on this day in history.
Aug 28 On this day in history alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician
Aug 28 Tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly on this day in history.
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 On this day in history czechoslovakia forms independence republic
Aug 30 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) on this day in history.
Aug 31 Alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady) on this day in history.