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Historical Events In 1918

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Oct 06   US ship Otranto sinks between Scotland & Ireland, 425 die on this day in history.  

Oct 07   In the year 1918 c Hubert H Parry, Engl musicologist/composer (Jerusalem), dies at 70  

Oct 07   Guido Aristarco, film critic on this day in history.  

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

Oct 08   Ron Randell, Sydney Australia, actor (Loves of Carmen, I am a Camera) on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history sgt Alvin York single-handedly kills 25, captures 132 Germans  

Oct 09   On this day in history e Howard Hunt, Hamburg NY, involved in Watergate break-in  

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   Lt. Wallace L. Algie (20th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Cambrai, France in the year 1918.  

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

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

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

Oct 12   In the year 1918 emil Cossetto, composer  

Oct 12   In the year 1918 first use of iron lung (Boston's Children Hospital)  

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

Oct 13   Jack MacGowran, Dublin Ireland, actor (King Lear, Exorcist) in the year 1918.  

Oct 14   In the year 1918 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   On this day in history felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29  

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

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

Oct 17   On this day in history yugoslavia proclaims itself a republic  

Oct 18   On this day in history bobby Troup, Harrisburg Pa, pianist/actor (Emergency, Acapulco)  

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   On this day in history louis Althusser, French philosopher (For Marx, Strangled His Wife)  

Oct 20   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1918.  

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 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   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   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   Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   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   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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