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Historical Events In 1918

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Sep 18   Battle of Megiddo (Palestine) starts on this day in history.  

Sep 18   Ernest Bristow Farrar, composer, dies at 33 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   In the year 1918 john Berger, politician  

Sep 19   Liza Nina Mary Frederica Lehmann, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Sep 20   In the year 1918 peg Phillips, actress (Ruth Ann-Northern Exposure)  

Sep 20   Royal Dutch Blast furnace & Steel factory opens in Hague in the year 1918.  

Sep 21   Rand Brooks, LA Calif, actor (Cpl Boone-Rin Tin Tin) in the year 1918.  

Sep 22   On this day in history archibald James Potter, composer  

Sep 24   Audra Lindley, LA Calif, actress (Helen Roper-3's Company, Ropers) in the year 1918.  

Sep 25   John Ireland, Irish/US archbishop of St Paul, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Sep 25   Phil Rizzuto, Bkln NY, sportscaster/shortstop (NY Yankees-MVP 1950) in the year 1918.  

Sep 26   Battle of the Argonne, final major battle of WW I on this day in history.  

Sep 26   On this day in history humphrey van Loo, Dutch news director (ANP/Reuter)  

Sep 26   On this day in history meuse-Argonne offensive against Germany began during WW I  

Sep 27   Jame McCallion, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Mi Taylor-National Velvet) on this day in history.  

Sep 27   On this day in history lt. George Fraser Kerr (3rd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Bourlon Wood, France  

Sep 27   On this day in history lt. Graham T. Lyall (102 Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Bourlon Wood, France  

Sep 27   On this day in history lt. Samuel L. Honey (78th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Bourlon Wood, France  

Sep 28   On this day in history lt. Milton Fowler Gregg (Royal Canadian Regiment) wins the Victoria Cross at Cambrai, France  

Sep 29   On this day in history allied forces scored a decisive breakthrough of Hindenburg Line  

Sep 29   Allied forces scored a decisive breakthrough of the Hindenburg Line in the year 1918.  

Sep 29   Australians storm the Hindenburg Line, France in the year 1918.  

Sep 29   On this day in history capt. John McGregor (2nd Cdn. Mounted Rifles) wins the Victoria Cross at Cambrai, France  

Sep 29   In the year 1918 captain GH Wilkins, official AIF photographer, rallies United States troops at the battle of the Hindenburg Line, while taking photographs For this action he is awarded a bar to his Military Cross, becoming the only Australian official photographer to be decorated for bravery in the field  

Sep 29   On this day in history don Castle, TX, actor (Born to Speed, Tombstone, Motor Patrol)  

Sep 30   On this day in history lance Corporal E A Corey, a stretcher bearer with the 55th Battalion, wins a third bar to his Military Medal, first won on 15may1917 The winning of four Military Medals is a unique feat in the Australian Army or any other Commonwealth service  

Sep 30   On this day in history prv. James Crichton, 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Crevecoeur, France  

Oct 01   Antonio Iglesias Alvares, composer in the year 1918.  

Oct 01   Australian Light Horsemen take Damascus, Syria on this day in history.  

Oct 01   On this day in history sgt. William Merrifield (4th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Abancourt, France  

Oct 01   In the year 1918 world War I: Arab forces under T. E. Lawrence (a/k/a "Lawrence of Arabia") capture Damascus.  

Oct 03   In the year 1918 boris becomes king of Bulgaria  

Oct 04   On this day in history musical "Sometime" with Mae West premieres in NYC  

Oct 05   Roland Garros, French stunt flyer, dies on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1918 birth of patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)  

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1918 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)  

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   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   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died in the year 1918.  

Jan 24   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died in the year 1918.  

Jan 28   In the year 1918 john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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

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