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Historical Events In 1918

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Oct 06   On this day in history uS ship Otranto sinks between Scotland & Ireland, 425 die  

Oct 07   C Hubert H Parry, Engl musicologist/composer (Jerusalem), dies at 70 in the year 1918.  

Oct 07   In the year 1918 guido Aristarco, film critic  

Oct 08   Capt. Coulson Norman Mitchell (4th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Cambrai, France in the year 1918.  

Oct 08   In the year 1918 ron Randell, Sydney Australia, actor (Loves of Carmen, I am a Camera)  

Oct 08   Sgt Alvin York single-handedly kills 25, captures 132 Germans in the year 1918.  

Oct 09   E Howard Hunt, Hamburg NY, involved in Watergate break-in in the year 1918.  

Oct 09   Michail V Alekseyev, Russian general (WW I), murdered at 60 on this day in history.  

Oct 10   Baden's Geisz forms govt in the year 1918.  

Oct 10   In the year 1918 bobby Byrne, Columbus Ohio, orch leader (Club Seven)  

Oct 11   On this day in history jerome Robbins, [Rabinowitz], NY, choreographer (Tony-West Side Story)  

Oct 11   In the year 1918 lt. Wallace L. Algie (20th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Cambrai, France  

Oct 11   Major Tsumani shakes Caribbean on this day in history.  

Oct 12   1st use of iron lung (Boston's Children Hospital) on this day in history.  

Oct 12   Cloquet Minn and 25 other communities destroyed by forest fire, 559 die on this day in history.  

Oct 12   Emil Cossetto, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 12   First use of iron lung (Boston's Children Hospital) in the year 1918.  

Oct 13   Gerrit Engelke, German writer (Briefer der Liebe), dies in the year 1918.  

Oct 13   On this day in history jack MacGowran, Dublin Ireland, actor (King Lear, Exorcist)  

Oct 14   On this day in history doug Ring, cricketer (Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's)  

Oct 15   On this day in history british Q-ship Cymric sinks British submarine J6  

Oct 16   In the year 1918 bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- )  

Oct 16   Felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

Oct 17   On this day in history de Kooy airport in Netherlands opens  

Oct 17   In the year 1918 gordon White, cricketer (WW I Superb S African batsman 1905-12), dies  

Oct 17   In the year 1918 yugoslavia proclaims itself a republic  

Oct 18   Bobby Troup, Harrisburg Pa, pianist/actor (Emergency, Acapulco) on this day in history.  

Oct 18   Czechoslovakia declares Independence from Austro-Hungarian Empire on this day in history.  

Oct 19   Joseph Lesage, French painter/etcher (WW I), dies at 34 on this day in history.  

Oct 19   Louis Althusser, French philosopher (For Marx, Strangled His Wife) in the year 1918.  

Oct 20   In the year 1918 anton Diffring, Koblenz Germany, actor (Assignment Vienna)  

Oct 20   Germans, aimed at an armistice, Germans agree to further concessions on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for 1 min on this day in history.  

Oct 21   The Mount Royal Tunnel, Montreal, is opened for regular traffic by the Canadian Northern Railway on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1918

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1918 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   In the year 1918 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   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   On this day in history birth of caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)  

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   Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42 in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 in the year 1918.  

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

Feb 02   In the year 1918 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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