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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)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1918

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

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

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1918 birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

Jan 05   Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born on this day in history.  

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   Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42 in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   On this day in history georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72  

Jan 08   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)  

Jan 24   On this day in history death of george Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871)  

Jan 28   John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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