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Historical Events In 1918

Sunday, 29 March 2020

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   On this day in history 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   Nearly 400 passengers drown when the Canadian steamship Princess Sophia founders off the Alaskan coast in the year 1918.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 28   In the year 1918 czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up  

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

Oct 30   On this day in history robert Feller, MLB pitcher (Red Sox, led AL in strikeouts 7 times)  

Oct 30   On this day in history slovakia asks for creation of Czechoslovakian state  

Oct 31   In the year 1918 egon Schiele, Austria painter/graphic artist, dies at 28  

Oct 31   Spanish flu-virus kills 21,000 in US in 1 week on this day in history.  

Nov 01   In the year 1918 102 die in a NYC BMT subway derailment at Malbone Street Brooklyn  

Nov 01   On this day in history 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   Austro-Hungarian Empire disolves in the year 1918.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Republic of Poland proclaimed in the year 1918.  

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

Nov 07   In the year 1918 billy Graham, Charlotte NC, Baptist evangelist (Crusades)  

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

Nov 07   In the year 1918 the birth of Billy Graham, American evangelist  

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

Nov 08   In the year 1918 hermann Zapf, German designer  

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

Nov 09   Bavaria proclaims itself a republic in the year 1918.  

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   Willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 01   Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born on this day in history.  

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   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 28   John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies in the year 1918.  

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 in the year 1918.  

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