Historical Events In 1918
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
Aug 15 On this day in history 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 On this day in history uS and Russia sever diplomatic ties
Aug 16 On this day in history uS troops overthrows Archangelsk
Aug 17 In the year 1918 british troops attack Baku Azerbaijan
Aug 17 On this day in history mort Marshall, NYC, actor (Cully-Dumplings)
Aug 17 Samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000 in the year 1918.
Aug 18 In the year 1918 elsa Morante, writer
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 In the year 1918 britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I
Aug 23 In the year 1918 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 In the year 1918 ray McIntire, chemical engineer
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 On this day in history leonard Bernstein, Lawrence MA, conductor/composer (West Side Story)
Aug 25 In the year 1918 the birth of Leonard Bernstein, Composer and conductor
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 Dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia in the year 1918.
Aug 27 Lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour) in the year 1918.
Aug 27 In the year 1918 lt-Colonel William H. CLark-Kennedy (24th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Fresnes-Rouvroy, France
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 On this day in history 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 Max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51 in the year 1918.
Aug 30 Czechoslovakia forms independence republic on this day in history.
Aug 30 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) in the year 1918.
Aug 31 Alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady) on this day in history.
Aug 31 Boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2) in the year 1918.
Aug 31 On this day in history joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I), dies at 36