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Historical Events In 1918

Monday, 21 June 2021

Aug 31   Boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2) in the year 1918.  

Aug 31   In the year 1918 joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I), dies at 36  

Sep 01   Baseball season ends due to WW I on this day in history.  

Sep 01   In the year 1918 prv. Claude J. P. Nunney (38th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Drocourt-Quèant, France  

Sep 01   Sgt. John Gilroy Grant, 1st Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Bancourt France on this day in history.  

Sep 01   SS City of Glasgow, a Ellerman Lines ship of 6457 grt and built in 1906, she was torpedoed by German submarine UB118 21 miles east of Tuskar Rock in St George's Channel whilst en-route from Manchester to Montreal in ballast. 12 of the crew were lost in the year 1918.  

Sep 01   US troops land in Vladivostok, Siberia, stay until 1920 on this day in history.  

Sep 02   In the year 1918 allen Drury, author (Advise & Consent-1960 Pulitzer Prize)  

Sep 02   In the year 1918 australians attack and seize Mont St Quentin, France  

Sep 02   In the year 1918 capt. Bellenden S. Hutcheson (cdn. Army Medical Corp.) wins the Victoria Cross at Drocourt-Quèant, France  

Sep 02   Lance-Cpl. William H. Metcalf (16th Cdn. Infantry Corp.) wins the Victoria Cross at Arras, France on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Lt.-Colonel Cyrus Wesley Peck (16th Cdn. Infantry Corp.) wins the Victoria Cross at Arras, France on this day in history.  

Sep 02   On this day in history prv. John Francis Young (87th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Arras, France  

Sep 02   Prv. Walter Leigh Rayfield (7th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Arras, France on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Sgt. Arthur G. Knight (10th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Villers-lez-Cagnicourt, France on this day in history.  

Sep 03   On this day in history 38th US Mens Tennis: R L Murray beats William T Tilden (63 61 75)  

Sep 03   In the year 1918 5 soldiers hanged for alleged participation in Houston riot of 1917  

Sep 03   In the year 1918 helen Wagner, Lubbock Tx, actress (Nancy-As The World Turns)  

Sep 04   Gerald Wilson, Shelby Miss, orch leader (Redd Foxx) in the year 1918.  

Sep 04   In the year 1918 jhr Ch Ruys de Beerenbrouck becomes 1st Dutch Catholic premier  

Sep 04   Max Dauthendy, German painter/author (Raubmenschen), dies at 51) on this day in history.  

Sep 04   US troops land in Archangel, Russia, stay 10 months on this day in history.  

Sep 05   Due to WW I, 15th World Series begins a month early in the year 1918.  

Sep 07   On this day in history chaim Herzog, Israeli president  

Sep 08   On this day in history derek Barton, British chemist (Nobel 1969)  

Sep 09   In the year 1918 dutch govt of Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms  

Sep 10   Players on both sides threaten to strike the World Series unless they are guaranteed $2,500 to the winners & $1,000 each for the losers on this day in history.  

Sep 11   Boston Red Sox beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 15th World Series on this day in history.  

Sep 12   On this day in history during WW I, US forces launch an attack on German-occupied St Mihiel  

Sep 12   Sgt. Henry John Laurent, 3rd NZ (Rifle) Brigade, won the Victoria Cross at Gouzeacourt Wood France on this day in history.  

Sep 13   Ray Charles, Chicago, orch leader (Perry Como) in the year 1918.  

Sep 13   In the year 1918 train accident at Weesp Neth, kills 42  

Sep 14   Jack Somack, Chic Ill, actor (Ball Four, Stockard Channing Show) in the year 1918.  

Sep 15   CH Chubb gives Stonehenge to English state on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1918 birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

Jan 03   In the year 1918 birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

Jan 05   In the year 1918 birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72  

Jan 08   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1918.  

Jan 09   In the year 1918 death of Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)  

Jan 24   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

Feb 06   On this day in history gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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