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Historical Events In 1918

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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   In the year 1918 peter Gast, composer, dies at 64  

Aug 15   US and Russia sever diplomatic ties on this day in history.  

Aug 16   US troops overthrows Archangelsk in the year 1918.  

Aug 17   In the year 1918 british troops attack Baku Azerbaijan  

Aug 17   Mort Marshall, NYC, actor (Cully-Dumplings) on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000  

Aug 18   On this day in history elsa Morante, writer  

Aug 19   Irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank," premieres in NYC in the year 1918.  

Aug 19   James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist on this day in history.  

Aug 20   On this day in history britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I  

Aug 23   Guus [August CM] Hermus, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Soldaat van Oranje) in the year 1918.  

Aug 24   Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2) in the year 1918.  

Aug 24   In the year 1918 ray McIntire, chemical engineer  

Aug 24   Sgt. Samuel Forsyth, NZ Engineers, attached to 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Grevillers, France in the year 1918.  

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

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   Lt. Charles S. Rutherford (5th Cdn. Infranty Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Monchy-le-Preux, France in the year 1918.  

Aug 26   In the year 1918 w Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC  

Aug 27   In the year 1918 christy Mathewson resigns as Reds manager to accept a commission as a captain in chemical warfare branch of Army  

Aug 27   Dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1918.  

Aug 28   In the year 1918 alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician  

Aug 28   Tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly in the year 1918.  

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

Aug 29   Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank in the year 1918.  

Aug 29   Max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51 in the year 1918.  

Aug 30   In the year 1918 czechoslovakia forms independence republic  

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

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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 in the year 1918.  

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

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born in the year 1918.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party)  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1918 sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42  

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 in the year 1918.  

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   On this day in history death of george Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871)  

Jan 28   On this day in history john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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