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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1918

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

Jan 01   In the year 1918 birth of patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

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

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

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

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 in the year 1918.  

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

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