Historical Events In 1918
Sunday, 24 January 2021
Oct 21 Margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for 1 min in the year 1918.
Oct 21 On this day in history the Mount Royal Tunnel, Montreal, is opened for regular traffic by the Canadian Northern Railway.
Oct 23 On this day in history actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17)
Oct 23 On this day in history james Daly, Wisc, actor (Medical Center)
Oct 24 On this day in history alexander Charles Lecocq, composer, dies at 86
Oct 25 In the year 1918 canadian steamship "Princess Sophia" hit a reef off Alaska, 398 die
Oct 25 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
Oct 28 In the year 1918 harold Sheperdson, soccer trainer
Oct 30 In the year 1918 robert Feller, MLB pitcher (Red Sox, led AL in strikeouts 7 times)
Oct 30 In the year 1918 slovakia asks for creation of Czechoslovakian state
Oct 31 On this day in history egon Schiele, Austria painter/graphic artist, dies at 28
Oct 31 On this day in history spanish flu-virus kills 21,000 in US in 1 week
Nov 01 In the year 1918 102 die in a NYC BMT subway derailment at Malbone Street Brooklyn
Nov 01 97 die in NYC subway's worst accident on this day in history.
Nov 01 On this day in history sgt. Hugh Cairns (46th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Valenciennes, Belgium
Nov 03 Austro-Hungarian Empire disolves on this day in history.
Nov 03 Austro-Hungarian Empire dissolves in the year 1918.
Nov 03 Bob Feller, pitcher (Cleve Indian, 3 no-hitters) on this day in history.
Nov 03 Poland proclaims independence from Russia after WW I in the year 1918.
Nov 04 In the year 1918 art Carney, Mount Vernon NY, actor (Ed Norton-Honeymooners)
Nov 04 On this day in history kiel in hands of revolutionary sailors
Nov 04 Wilfred Owens, anti-war poet (Anthem for doomed youth), dies at 25 in the year 1918.
Nov 06 In the year 1918 republic of Poland proclaimed
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 On this day in history goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets
Nov 07 The birth of Billy Graham, American evangelist in the year 1918.
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 Pro-German supreme commander general Cutters lay-offs in the year 1918.