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Historical Events In 1918

Monday, 27 January 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   Guido Aristarco, film critic in the year 1918.  

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

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 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 in the year 1918.  

Oct 10   Baden's Geisz forms govt on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1918.  

Oct 12   In the year 1918 1st use of iron lung (Boston's Children Hospital)  

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

Oct 12   Emil Cossetto, composer in the year 1918.  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1918 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   Yugoslavia proclaims itself a republic in the year 1918.  

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   In the year 1918 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) 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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1918.  

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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   In the year 1918 birth of buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party)  

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born on this day in history.  

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   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died on this day in history.  

Jan 24   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died in the year 1918.  

Jan 28   John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies in the year 1918.  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 in the year 1918.  

Feb 06   On this day in history gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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