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Historical Events In 1918

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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

Oct 07   C Hubert H Parry, Engl musicologist/composer (Jerusalem), dies at 70 in the year 1918.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1918.  

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

Oct 11   In the year 1918 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) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 12   Emil Cossetto, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 13   In the year 1918 jack MacGowran, Dublin Ireland, actor (King Lear, Exorcist)  

Oct 14   In the year 1918 doug Ring, cricketer (Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's)  

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

Oct 17   In the year 1918 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   Yugoslavia proclaims itself a republic on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1918 louis Althusser, French philosopher (For Marx, Strangled His Wife)  

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

Oct 20   In the year 1918 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   On this day in history birth of patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 05   In the year 1918 birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1918 sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42  

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

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   On this day in history 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   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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