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Historical Events In 1918

Friday, 06 December 2019

Aug 15   Florian Zabach, Chicago, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy) in the year 1918.  

Aug 15   Peter Gast, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Aug 15   In the year 1918 uS and Russia sever diplomatic ties  

Aug 16   On this day in history uS troops overthrows Archangelsk  

Aug 17   On this day in history british troops attack Baku Azerbaijan  

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   Elsa Morante, writer in the year 1918.  

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   Guus [August CM] Hermus, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Soldaat van Oranje) in the year 1918.  

Aug 24   On this day in history chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)  

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   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   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   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   Alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician on this day in history.  

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

Aug 29   In the year 1918 bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive  

Aug 29   In the year 1918 jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank  

Aug 29   In the year 1918 max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51  

Aug 30   Czechoslovakia forms independence republic on this day in history.  

Aug 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady)  

Aug 31   On this day in history boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)  

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

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born in the year 1918.  

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   In the year 1918 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1918 georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72  

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

Jan 09   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died in the year 1918.  

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

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

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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