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Historical Events In 1918

Friday, 22 November 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   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) in the year 1918.  

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

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

Oct 09   On this day in history michail V Alekseyev, Russian general (WW I), murdered at 60  

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

Oct 10   Bobby Byrne, Columbus Ohio, orch leader (Club Seven) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1918 1st use of iron lung (Boston's Children Hospital)  

Oct 12   Cloquet Minn and 25 other communities destroyed by forest fire, 559 die in the year 1918.  

Oct 12   On this day in history emil Cossetto, composer  

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

Oct 13   On this day in history gerrit Engelke, German writer (Briefer der Liebe), dies  

Oct 13   Jack MacGowran, Dublin Ireland, actor (King Lear, Exorcist) on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1918.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)  

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1918 birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   In the year 1918 georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72  

Jan 08   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1918.  

Jan 09   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died in the year 1918.  

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   On this day in history john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

Feb 02   In the year 1918 john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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