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Historical Events In 1918

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

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

Sep 01   Prv. Claude J. P. Nunney (38th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Drocourt-Quèant, France on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1918 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.  

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

Sep 02   Allen Drury, author (Advise & Consent-1960 Pulitzer Prize) in the year 1918.  

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

Sep 02   Lt.-Colonel Cyrus Wesley Peck (16th Cdn. Infantry Corp.) wins the Victoria Cross at Arras, France in the year 1918.  

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

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 in the year 1918.  

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

Sep 03   On this day in history 5 soldiers hanged for alleged participation in Houston riot of 1917  

Sep 03   Helen Wagner, Lubbock Tx, actress (Nancy-As The World Turns) in the year 1918.  

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) in the year 1918.  

Sep 04   In the year 1918 uS troops land in Archangel, Russia, stay 10 months  

Sep 05   In the year 1918 due to WW I, 15th World Series begins a month early  

Sep 07   In the year 1918 chaim Herzog, Israeli president  

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

Sep 09   Dutch govt of Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms on this day in history.  

Sep 10   In the year 1918 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   On this day in history boston Red Sox beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 15th World Series  

Sep 12   During WW I, US forces launch an attack on German-occupied St Mihiel in the year 1918.  

Sep 12   In the year 1918 sgt. Henry John Laurent, 3rd NZ (Rifle) Brigade, won the Victoria Cross at Gouzeacourt Wood France  

Sep 13   On this day in history ray Charles, Chicago, orch leader (Perry Como)  

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.  

Sep 16   In the year 1918 baroness Pike, MP  

Sep 18   On this day in history australians attack on the Hindenburg Line  

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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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born in the year 1918.  

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   On this day in history sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42  

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1918 michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

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   On this day in history 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   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 in the year 1918.  

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