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Historical Events In 1918

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Oct 23   Actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17) in the year 1918.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 26   Soldier revolt at Harskamp Veluwe on this day in history.  

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   Czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up in the year 1918.  

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 in the year 1918.  

Oct 31   Spanish flu-virus kills 21,000 in US in 1 week in the year 1918.  

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   On this day in history austro-Hungarian Empire disolves  

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

Nov 03   Bob Feller, pitcher (Cleve Indian, 3 no-hitters) on this day in history.  

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 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   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   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   On this day in history hermann Zapf, German designer  

Nov 08   On this day in history pro-German supreme commander general Cutters lay-offs  

Nov 09   In the year 1918 bavaria proclaims itself a republic  

Nov 09   Florence Chadwick, San Diego Calif, swimmer (Hall of Fame 1970) in the year 1918.  

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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   In the year 1918 birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

Jan 05   In the year 1918 birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

Feb 06   In the year 1918 gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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