Historical Events In 1918
Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Aug 15 In the year 1918 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 US and Russia sever diplomatic ties in the year 1918.
Aug 16 US troops overthrows Archangelsk on this day in history.
Aug 17 British troops attack Baku Azerbaijan in the year 1918.
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 In the year 1918 irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank," premieres in NYC
Aug 19 In the year 1918 james George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist
Aug 20 Britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I on this day in history.
Aug 23 On this day in history 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 Ray McIntire, chemical engineer in the year 1918.
Aug 24 In the year 1918 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 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 on this day in history.
Aug 26 W Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC in the year 1918.
Aug 27 On this day in history 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 On this day in history lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour)
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 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 Bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive in the year 1918.
Aug 29 Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank in the year 1918.
Aug 29 In the year 1918 max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51
Aug 30 On this day in history czechoslovakia forms independence republic
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 Alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady) in the year 1918.
Aug 31 Boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2) in the year 1918.
Aug 31 In the year 1918 joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I), dies at 36