Historical Events In 1918
Monday, 15 July 2019
Oct 23 Actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17) in the year 1918.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 25 Nearly 400 passengers drown when the Canadian steamship Princess Sophia founders off the Alaskan coast in the year 1918.
Oct 26 In the year 1918 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 Paul Dixon, Earling Iowa, Ohio talk show host (Paul Dixon Show) in the year 1918.
Oct 28 Czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up in the year 1918.
Oct 28 Harold Sheperdson, soccer trainer on this day in history.
Oct 30 On this day in history robert Feller, MLB pitcher (Red Sox, led AL in strikeouts 7 times)
Oct 30 Slovakia asks for creation of Czechoslovakian state in the year 1918.
Oct 31 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1918 austro-Hungarian Empire disolves
Nov 03 On this day in history austro-Hungarian Empire dissolves
Nov 03 Bob Feller, pitcher (Cleve Indian, 3 no-hitters) in the year 1918.
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 Kiel in hands of revolutionary sailors in the year 1918.
Nov 04 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Nov 07 In the year 1918 billy Graham, Charlotte NC, Baptist evangelist (Crusades)
Nov 07 On this day in history goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets
Nov 07 In the year 1918 the birth of Billy Graham, American evangelist
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.
Nov 09 On this day in history bavaria proclaims itself a republic
Nov 09 In the year 1918 florence Chadwick, San Diego Calif, swimmer (Hall of Fame 1970)