Historical Events In 1918
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Aug 15 1st full length cartoon (Sinking of Lusitania) on this day in history.
Aug 15 In the year 1918 first full length cartoon (The Sinking of the Lusitania)
Aug 15 Florian Zabach, Chicago, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy) on this day in history.
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 Mort Marshall, NYC, actor (Cully-Dumplings) on this day in history.
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 James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist on this day in history.
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) in the year 1918.
Aug 24 Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2) in the year 1918.
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 in the year 1918.
Aug 25 Leonard Bernstein, Lawrence MA, conductor/composer (West Side Story) in the year 1918.
Aug 25 The birth of Leonard Bernstein, Composer and conductor on this day in history.
Aug 26 On this day in history 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 In the year 1918 w Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC
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 Dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia on this day in history.
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 In the year 1918 alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician
Aug 28 Tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly in the year 1918.
Aug 29 In the year 1918 bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive
Aug 29 Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank in the year 1918.
Aug 29 Max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51 in the year 1918.
Aug 30 In the year 1918 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) in the year 1918.
Aug 31 On this day in history alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady)