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Historical Events In 1918

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Sep 01   In the year 1918 baseball season ends due to WW I  

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

Sep 01   Sgt. John Gilroy Grant, 1st Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Bancourt France in the year 1918.  

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

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

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

Sep 02   On this day in history capt. Bellenden S. Hutcheson (cdn. Army Medical Corp.) wins the Victoria Cross at Drocourt-Quèant, France  

Sep 02   In the year 1918 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   On this day in history prv. Walter Leigh Rayfield (7th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Arras, France  

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

Sep 03   38th US Mens Tennis: R L Murray beats William T Tilden (63 61 75) in the year 1918.  

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

Sep 03   Helen Wagner, Lubbock Tx, actress (Nancy-As The World Turns) on this day in history.  

Sep 04   Gerald Wilson, Shelby Miss, orch leader (Redd Foxx) on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1918 derek Barton, British chemist (Nobel 1969)  

Sep 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history boston Red Sox beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 15th World Series  

Sep 12   In the year 1918 during WW I, US forces launch an attack on German-occupied St Mihiel  

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

Sep 13   In the year 1918 ray Charles, Chicago, orch leader (Perry Como)  

Sep 13   Train accident at Weesp Neth, kills 42 in the year 1918.  

Sep 14   Jack Somack, Chic Ill, actor (Ball Four, Stockard Channing Show) on this day in history.  

Sep 15   CH Chubb gives Stonehenge to English state in the year 1918.  

Sep 16   Baroness Pike, MP on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 01   In the year 1918 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   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 05   Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 07   In the year 1918 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

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   John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies in the year 1918.  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 in the year 1918.  

Feb 06   In the year 1918 gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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