Historical Events In 1918
Thursday, 30 June 2022
Oct 21 Margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for 1 min on this day in history.
Oct 21 On this day in history the Mount Royal Tunnel, Montreal, is opened for regular traffic by the Canadian Northern Railway.
Oct 23 Actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17) on this day in history.
Oct 23 In the year 1918 james Daly, Wisc, actor (Medical Center)
Oct 24 In the year 1918 alexander Charles Lecocq, composer, dies at 86
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 Major William G. Barker Cdn. (Royal air Force) wins the Victoria Cross for service over France in the year 1918.
Oct 27 On this day in history 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 In the year 1918 harold Sheperdson, soccer trainer
Oct 30 Robert Feller, MLB pitcher (Red Sox, led AL in strikeouts 7 times) on this day in history.
Oct 30 In the year 1918 slovakia asks for creation of Czechoslovakian state
Oct 31 Egon Schiele, Austria painter/graphic artist, dies at 28 in the year 1918.
Oct 31 Spanish flu-virus kills 21,000 in US in 1 week on this day in history.
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 Sgt. Hugh Cairns (46th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Valenciennes, Belgium on this day in history.
Nov 03 In the year 1918 austro-Hungarian Empire disolves
Nov 03 On this day in history austro-Hungarian Empire dissolves
Nov 03 On this day in history bob Feller, pitcher (Cleve Indian, 3 no-hitters)
Nov 03 In the year 1918 poland proclaims independence from Russia after WW I
Nov 04 Art Carney, Mount Vernon NY, actor (Ed Norton-Honeymooners) on this day in history.
Nov 04 In the year 1918 kiel in hands of revolutionary sailors
Nov 04 In the year 1918 wilfred Owens, anti-war poet (Anthem for doomed youth), dies at 25
Nov 06 In the year 1918 republic of Poland proclaimed
Nov 06 Ronnie Brody, England, actor (Superman 3, What's Up Nurse, Ritz) on this day in history.
Nov 07 In the year 1918 billy Graham, Charlotte NC, Baptist evangelist (Crusades)
Nov 07 Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets on this day in history.
Nov 07 The birth of Billy Graham, American evangelist in the year 1918.
Nov 07 In the year 1918 united Press erroneously reports WW I armistice had been signed
Nov 08 Hermann Zapf, German designer in the year 1918.
Nov 08 Pro-German supreme commander general Cutters lay-offs on this day in history.