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Historical Events In 1918

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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

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   On this day in history prv. Claude J. P. Nunney (38th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Drocourt-Quèant, France  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 01   On this day in history uS troops land in Vladivostok, Siberia, stay until 1920  

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

Sep 02   Australians attack and seize Mont St Quentin, France on this day in history.  

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   Prv. John Francis Young (87th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Arras, France on this day in history.  

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

Sep 02   Sgt. Arthur G. Knight (10th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Villers-lez-Cagnicourt, France in the year 1918.  

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   In the year 1918 gerald Wilson, Shelby Miss, orch leader (Redd Foxx)  

Sep 04   Jhr Ch Ruys de Beerenbrouck becomes 1st Dutch Catholic premier on this day in history.  

Sep 04   On this day in history max Dauthendy, German painter/author (Raubmenschen), dies at 51)  

Sep 04   US troops land in Archangel, Russia, stay 10 months in the year 1918.  

Sep 05   Due to WW I, 15th World Series begins a month early on this day in history.  

Sep 07   Chaim Herzog, Israeli president in the year 1918.  

Sep 08   Derek Barton, British chemist (Nobel 1969) on this day in history.  

Sep 09   Dutch govt of Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms in the year 1918.  

Sep 10   On this day in history 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  

Sep 11   Boston Red Sox beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 15th World Series in the year 1918.  

Sep 12   In the year 1918 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 in the year 1918.  

Sep 13   Ray Charles, Chicago, orch leader (Perry Como) on this day in history.  

Sep 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1918 cH Chubb gives Stonehenge to English state  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

Jan 06   In the year 1918 birth of buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party)  

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 in the year 1918.  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)  

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   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   In the year 1918 gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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