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Historical Events In 1918

Sunday, 05 April 2020

Oct 06   US ship Otranto sinks between Scotland & Ireland, 425 die in the year 1918.  

Oct 07   C Hubert H Parry, Engl musicologist/composer (Jerusalem), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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   Ron Randell, Sydney Australia, actor (Loves of Carmen, I am a Camera) on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Sgt Alvin York single-handedly kills 25, captures 132 Germans on this day in history.  

Oct 09   E Howard Hunt, Hamburg NY, involved in Watergate break-in on this day in history.  

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

Oct 10   On this day in history baden's Geisz forms govt  

Oct 10   Bobby Byrne, Columbus Ohio, orch leader (Club Seven) in the year 1918.  

Oct 11   In the year 1918 jerome Robbins, [Rabinowitz], NY, choreographer (Tony-West Side Story)  

Oct 11   On this day in history 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) in the year 1918.  

Oct 12   On this day in history cloquet Minn and 25 other communities destroyed by forest fire, 559 die  

Oct 12   On this day in history emil Cossetto, composer  

Oct 12   On this day in history first use of iron lung (Boston's Children Hospital)  

Oct 13   Gerrit Engelke, German writer (Briefer der Liebe), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 13   In the year 1918 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   British Q-ship Cymric sinks British submarine J6 in the year 1918.  

Oct 16   Bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- ) in the year 1918.  

Oct 16   In the year 1918 felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29  

Oct 17   De Kooy airport in Netherlands opens on this day in history.  

Oct 17   On this day in history gordon White, cricketer (WW I Superb S African batsman 1905-12), dies  

Oct 17   Yugoslavia proclaims itself a republic in the year 1918.  

Oct 18   Bobby Troup, Harrisburg Pa, pianist/actor (Emergency, Acapulco) in the year 1918.  

Oct 18   On this day in history czechoslovakia declares Independence from Austro-Hungarian Empire  

Oct 19   On this day in history joseph Lesage, French painter/etcher (WW I), dies at 34  

Oct 19   Louis Althusser, French philosopher (For Marx, Strangled His Wife) on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Anton Diffring, Koblenz Germany, actor (Assignment Vienna) in the year 1918.  

Oct 20   Germans, aimed at an armistice, Germans agree to further concessions in the year 1918.  

Oct 21   Margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for 1 min in the year 1918.  

Oct 21   In the year 1918 the Mount Royal Tunnel, Montreal, is opened for regular traffic by the Canadian Northern Railway.  

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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   In the year 1918 birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1918 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 in the year 1918.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1918 death of Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)  

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 on this day in history.  

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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