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Historical Events In 1918

Friday, 22 March 2019

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

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

Oct 07   In the year 1918 guido Aristarco, film critic  

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

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

Oct 09   In the year 1918 michail V Alekseyev, Russian general (WW I), murdered at 60  

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

Oct 10   On this day in history bobby Byrne, Columbus Ohio, orch leader (Club Seven)  

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   In the year 1918 major Tsumani shakes Caribbean  

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

Oct 12   In the year 1918 cloquet Minn and 25 other communities destroyed by forest fire, 559 die  

Oct 12   In the year 1918 emil Cossetto, composer  

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

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

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

Oct 14   Doug Ring, cricketer (Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's) in the year 1918.  

Oct 15   In the year 1918 british Q-ship Cymric sinks British submarine J6  

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

Oct 16   Felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29 in the year 1918.  

Oct 17   De Kooy airport in Netherlands opens in the year 1918.  

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

Oct 17   In the year 1918 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 in the year 1918.  

Oct 19   Joseph Lesage, French painter/etcher (WW I), dies at 34 in the year 1918.  

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

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

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

Oct 21   On this day in history margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for 1 min  

Oct 21   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1918.  

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   In the year 1918 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   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   On this day in history michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies in the year 1918.  

Feb 02   On this day in history john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

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

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