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)