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Historical Events In 1918

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Oct 23   Actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17) on this day in history.  

Oct 23   James Daly, Wisc, actor (Medical Center) in the year 1918.  

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 in the year 1918.  

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

Oct 26   In the year 1918 soldier revolt at Harskamp Veluwe  

Oct 27   In the year 1918 major William G. Barker Cdn. (Royal air Force) wins the Victoria Cross for service over France  

Oct 27   On this day in history paul Dixon, Earling Iowa, Ohio talk show host (Paul Dixon Show)  

Oct 28   On this day in history czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up  

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   Slovakia asks for creation of Czechoslovakian state on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1918 97 die in NYC subway's worst accident  

Nov 01   In the year 1918 sgt. Hugh Cairns (46th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Valenciennes, Belgium  

Nov 03   In the year 1918 austro-Hungarian Empire disolves  

Nov 03   Austro-Hungarian Empire dissolves on this day in history.  

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

Nov 03   Poland proclaims independence from Russia after WW I in the year 1918.  

Nov 04   On this day in history art Carney, Mount Vernon NY, actor (Ed Norton-Honeymooners)  

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

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

Nov 06   Republic of Poland proclaimed in the year 1918.  

Nov 06   Ronnie Brody, England, actor (Superman 3, What's Up Nurse, Ritz) in the year 1918.  

Nov 07   Billy Graham, Charlotte NC, Baptist evangelist (Crusades) in the year 1918.  

Nov 07   Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets on this day in history.  

Nov 07   The birth of Billy Graham, American evangelist on this day in history.  

Nov 07   United Press erroneously reports WW I armistice had been signed in the year 1918.  

Nov 08   Hermann Zapf, German designer in the year 1918.  

Nov 08   In the year 1918 pro-German supreme commander general Cutters lay-offs  

Nov 09   Bavaria proclaims itself a republic on this day in history.  

Nov 09   In the year 1918 florence Chadwick, San Diego Calif, swimmer (Hall of Fame 1970)  

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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   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   Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born in the year 1918.  

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   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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 08   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)  

Jan 24   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died on this day in history.  

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

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