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Historical Events In 1918

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Aug 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history uS and Russia sever diplomatic ties  

Aug 16   On this day in history uS troops overthrows Archangelsk  

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   Samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000 in the year 1918.  

Aug 18   In the year 1918 elsa Morante, writer  

Aug 19   On this day in history irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank," premieres in NYC  

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   In the year 1918 guus [August CM] Hermus, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Soldaat van Oranje)  

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   On this day in history sgt. Samuel Forsyth, NZ Engineers, attached to 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Grevillers, France  

Aug 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history louis W "Louis" Stotijn, bassoonist/conductor (Residence Orchestra)  

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   On this day in history w Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC  

Aug 27   Christy Mathewson resigns as Reds manager to accept a commission as a captain in chemical warfare branch of Army in the year 1918.  

Aug 27   Dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia in the year 1918.  

Aug 27   Lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour) in the year 1918.  

Aug 27   In the year 1918 lt-Colonel William H. CLark-Kennedy (24th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Fresnes-Rouvroy, France  

Aug 28   In the year 1918 alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician  

Aug 28   On this day in history tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly  

Aug 29   On this day in history bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive  

Aug 29   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   Alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady) on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2) in the year 1918.  

Aug 31   On this day in history joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I), dies at 36  

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Famous Birthdays In 1918

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1918 birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

Jan 01   Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

Jan 05   In the year 1918 birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party)  

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 07   Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42  

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1918 michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 09   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died on this day in history.  

Jan 24   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1918 john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

Feb 02   In the year 1918 john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

Feb 06   On this day in history gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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