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Historical Events In 1918

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Oct 23   In the year 1918 actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17)  

Oct 23   James Daly, Wisc, actor (Medical Center) in the year 1918.  

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

Oct 28   On this day in history czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up  

Oct 28   In the year 1918 harold Sheperdson, soccer trainer  

Oct 30   Robert Feller, MLB pitcher (Red Sox, led AL in strikeouts 7 times) on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 01   102 die in a NYC BMT subway derailment at Malbone Street Brooklyn on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history austro-Hungarian Empire disolves  

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

Nov 03   In the year 1918 bob Feller, pitcher (Cleve Indian, 3 no-hitters)  

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 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   In the year 1918 republic of Poland proclaimed  

Nov 06   Ronnie Brody, England, actor (Superman 3, What's Up Nurse, Ritz) in the year 1918.  

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

Nov 07   Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets on this day in history.  

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

Nov 07   On this day in history united Press erroneously reports WW I armistice had been signed  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)  

Jan 02   In the year 1918 birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

Jan 03   In the year 1918 birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party)  

Jan 06   In the year 1918 birth of caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)  

Jan 07   In the year 1918 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 in the year 1918.  

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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)  

Jan 24   In the year 1918 death of george Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871)  

Jan 28   John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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