Historical Events In 1918
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Oct 23 Actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17) on this day in history.
Oct 23 James Daly, Wisc, actor (Medical Center) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 Harold Sheperdson, soccer trainer in the year 1918.
Oct 30 In the year 1918 robert Feller, MLB pitcher (Red Sox, led AL in strikeouts 7 times)
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 on this day in history.
Oct 31 In the year 1918 spanish flu-virus kills 21,000 in US in 1 week
Nov 01 102 die in a NYC BMT subway derailment at Malbone Street Brooklyn in the year 1918.
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 Austro-Hungarian Empire disolves on this day in history.
Nov 03 Austro-Hungarian Empire dissolves on this day in history.
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 Kiel in hands of revolutionary sailors on this day in history.
Nov 04 In the year 1918 wilfred Owens, anti-war poet (Anthem for doomed youth), dies at 25
Nov 06 On this day in history republic of Poland proclaimed
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 On this day in history goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets
Nov 07 The birth of Billy Graham, American evangelist on this day in history.
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 in the year 1918.
Nov 09 Bavaria proclaims itself a republic in the year 1918.
Nov 09 On this day in history florence Chadwick, San Diego Calif, swimmer (Hall of Fame 1970)