Historical Events In 1918
Sunday, 13 June 2021
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 Peter Gast, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Aug 15 On this day in history uS and Russia sever diplomatic ties
Aug 16 In the year 1918 uS troops overthrows Archangelsk
Aug 17 British troops attack Baku Azerbaijan on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history mort Marshall, NYC, actor (Cully-Dumplings)
Aug 17 On this day in history samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000
Aug 18 In the year 1918 elsa Morante, writer
Aug 19 Irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Aug 19 On this day in history james George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist
Aug 20 Britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I in the year 1918.
Aug 23 In the year 1918 guus [August CM] Hermus, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Soldaat van Oranje)
Aug 24 In the year 1918 chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)
Aug 24 Ray McIntire, chemical engineer in the year 1918.
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 Leonard Bernstein, Lawrence MA, conductor/composer (West Side Story) on this day in history.
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) in the year 1918.
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 on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
Aug 28 Alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician in the year 1918.
Aug 28 In the year 1918 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 on this day in history.
Aug 29 Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank on this day in history.
Aug 29 In the year 1918 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 Alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady) on this day in history.