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Historical Events In 1918

Monday, 18 February 2019

Sep 01   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history allen Drury, author (Advise & Consent-1960 Pulitzer Prize)  

Sep 02   On this day in history australians attack and seize Mont St Quentin, France  

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   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 in the year 1918.  

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

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

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 in the year 1918.  

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

Sep 08   Derek Barton, British chemist (Nobel 1969) in the year 1918.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 11   In the year 1918 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   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   Train accident at Weesp Neth, kills 42 on this day in history.  

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  

Sep 16   On this day in history baroness Pike, MP  

Sep 18   Australians attack on the Hindenburg Line in the year 1918.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1918

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1918 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   In the year 1918 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   In the year 1918 john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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