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Historical Events In 1918

Sunday, 18 August 2019

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

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   Allen Drury, author (Advise & Consent-1960 Pulitzer Prize) on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Prv. John Francis Young (87th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Arras, France in the year 1918.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history gerald Wilson, Shelby Miss, orch leader (Redd Foxx)  

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

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

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 in the year 1918.  

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 in the year 1918.  

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

Sep 12   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history jack Somack, Chic Ill, actor (Ball Four, Stockard Channing Show)  

Sep 15   On this day in history cH Chubb gives Stonehenge to English state  

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 in the year 1918.  

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

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 in the year 1918.  

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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