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Historical Events In 1918

Friday, 16 November 2018

Sep 18   On this day in history battle of Megiddo (Palestine) starts  

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

Sep 18   John Berger, politician on this day in history.  

Sep 19   In the year 1918 liza Nina Mary Frederica Lehmann, composer, dies at 56  

Sep 20   Peg Phillips, actress (Ruth Ann-Northern Exposure) on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Royal Dutch Blast furnace & Steel factory opens in Hague on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Rand Brooks, LA Calif, actor (Cpl Boone-Rin Tin Tin) on this day in history.  

Sep 22   Archibald James Potter, composer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1918.  

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   Humphrey van Loo, Dutch news director (ANP/Reuter) on this day in history.  

Sep 26   Meuse-Argonne offensive against Germany began during WW I in the year 1918.  

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   Lt. Graham T. Lyall (102 Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Bourlon Wood, France in the year 1918.  

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   Lt. Milton Fowler Gregg (Royal Canadian Regiment) wins the Victoria Cross at Cambrai, France in the year 1918.  

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

Sep 29   In the year 1918 allied forces scored a decisive breakthrough of the Hindenburg Line  

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

Sep 29   In the year 1918 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   In the year 1918 don Castle, TX, actor (Born to Speed, Tombstone, Motor Patrol)  

Sep 30   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 in the year 1918.  

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

Oct 01   In the year 1918 antonio Iglesias Alvares, composer  

Oct 01   In the year 1918 australian Light Horsemen take Damascus, Syria  

Oct 01   Sgt. William Merrifield (4th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Abancourt, France in the year 1918.  

Oct 01   On this day in history world War I: Arab forces under T. E. Lawrence (a/k/a "Lawrence of Arabia") capture Damascus.  

Oct 03   Boris becomes king of Bulgaria on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Musical "Sometime" with Mae West premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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   Willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born in the year 1918.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1918 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 on this day in history.  

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

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