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Historical Events In 1918

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Oct 23   Actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17) on this day in history.  

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 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   In the year 1918 paul Dixon, Earling Iowa, Ohio talk show host (Paul Dixon Show)  

Oct 28   Czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 01   102 die in a NYC BMT subway derailment at Malbone Street Brooklyn in the year 1918.  

Nov 01   On this day in history 97 die in NYC subway's worst accident  

Nov 01   On this day in history sgt. Hugh Cairns (46th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Valenciennes, Belgium  

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

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

Nov 03   On this day in history bob Feller, pitcher (Cleve Indian, 3 no-hitters)  

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 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   On this day in history republic of Poland proclaimed  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 07   In the year 1918 united Press erroneously reports WW I armistice had been signed  

Nov 08   On this day in history hermann Zapf, German designer  

Nov 08   Pro-German supreme commander general Cutters lay-offs in the year 1918.  

Nov 09   Bavaria proclaims itself a republic in the year 1918.  

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   In the year 1918 birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

Jan 01   Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1918 birth of buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party)  

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party) was born in the year 1918.  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1918 sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42  

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1918 michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 09   In the year 1918 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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 28   In the year 1918 john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

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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