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Historical Events In 1918

Sunday, 23 February 2020

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 15   US and Russia sever diplomatic ties in the year 1918.  

Aug 16   In the year 1918 uS troops overthrows Archangelsk  

Aug 17   British troops attack Baku Azerbaijan in the year 1918.  

Aug 17   Mort Marshall, NYC, actor (Cully-Dumplings) in the year 1918.  

Aug 17   Samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000 in the year 1918.  

Aug 18   Elsa Morante, writer in the year 1918.  

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   Britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I on this day in history.  

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   Ray McIntire, chemical engineer in the year 1918.  

Aug 24   Sgt. Samuel Forsyth, NZ Engineers, attached to 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Grevillers, France on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Leonard Bernstein, Lawrence MA, conductor/composer (West Side Story) in the year 1918.  

Aug 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history w Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC  

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   In the year 1918 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   In the year 1918 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   On this day in history max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51  

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)  

Aug 31   In the year 1918 boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)  

Aug 31   Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I), dies at 36 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1918

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1918 birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

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

Jan 05   Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy) was born in the year 1918.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)  

Jan 07   Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party) was born in the year 1918.  

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   In the year 1918 georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72  

Jan 08   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1918.  

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

Jan 24   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died in the year 1918.  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 in the year 1918.  

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