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)