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Historical Events In 1918

Friday, 22 March 2019

Oct 23   In the year 1918 actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17)  

Oct 23   On this day in history james Daly, Wisc, actor (Medical Center)  

Oct 24   Alexander Charles Lecocq, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Canadian steamship "Princess Sophia" hit a reef off Alaska, 398 die on this day in history.  

Oct 25   In the year 1918 nearly 400 passengers drown when the Canadian steamship Princess Sophia founders off the Alaskan coast.  

Oct 26   On this day in history soldier revolt at Harskamp Veluwe  

Oct 27   On this day in history major William G. Barker Cdn. (Royal air Force) wins the Victoria Cross for service over France  

Oct 27   In the year 1918 paul Dixon, Earling Iowa, Ohio talk show host (Paul Dixon Show)  

Oct 28   Czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up in the year 1918.  

Oct 28   Harold Sheperdson, soccer trainer in the year 1918.  

Oct 30   Robert Feller, MLB pitcher (Red Sox, led AL in strikeouts 7 times) in the year 1918.  

Oct 30   In the year 1918 slovakia asks for creation of Czechoslovakian state  

Oct 31   Egon Schiele, Austria painter/graphic artist, dies at 28 on this day in history.  

Oct 31   Spanish flu-virus kills 21,000 in US in 1 week in the year 1918.  

Nov 01   102 die in a NYC BMT subway derailment at Malbone Street Brooklyn on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history 97 die in NYC subway's worst accident  

Nov 01   On this day in history sgt. Hugh Cairns (46th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Valenciennes, Belgium  

Nov 03   On this day in history austro-Hungarian Empire disolves  

Nov 03   On this day in history austro-Hungarian Empire dissolves  

Nov 03   In the year 1918 bob Feller, pitcher (Cleve Indian, 3 no-hitters)  

Nov 03   On this day in history poland proclaims independence from Russia after WW I  

Nov 04   Art Carney, Mount Vernon NY, actor (Ed Norton-Honeymooners) in the year 1918.  

Nov 04   Kiel in hands of revolutionary sailors on this day in history.  

Nov 04   On this day in history wilfred Owens, anti-war poet (Anthem for doomed youth), dies at 25  

Nov 06   Republic of Poland proclaimed on this day in history.  

Nov 06   On this day in history ronnie Brody, England, actor (Superman 3, What's Up Nurse, Ritz)  

Nov 07   On this day in history billy Graham, Charlotte NC, Baptist evangelist (Crusades)  

Nov 07   In the year 1918 goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets  

Nov 07   On this day in history the birth of Billy Graham, American evangelist  

Nov 07   In the year 1918 united Press erroneously reports WW I armistice had been signed  

Nov 08   On this day in history hermann Zapf, German designer  

Nov 08   Pro-German supreme commander general Cutters lay-offs on this day in history.  

Nov 09   On this day in history bavaria proclaims itself a republic  

Nov 09   Florence Chadwick, San Diego Calif, swimmer (Hall of Fame 1970) in the year 1918.  

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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   Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born in the year 1918.  

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

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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   In the year 1918 birth of caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)  

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   On this day in history sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42  

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 in the year 1918.  

Jan 08   In the year 1918 michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

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

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

Jan 28   On this day in history john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

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

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

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