Historical Events In 1918
Monday, 19 April 2021
Oct 21 Margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for 1 min on this day in history.
Oct 21 In the year 1918 the Mount Royal Tunnel, Montreal, is opened for regular traffic by the Canadian Northern Railway.
Oct 23 Actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17) on this day in history.
Oct 23 On this day in history james Daly, Wisc, actor (Medical Center)
Oct 24 Alexander Charles Lecocq, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1918.
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 In the year 1918 major William G. Barker Cdn. (Royal air Force) wins the Victoria Cross for service over France
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 In the year 1918 harold Sheperdson, soccer trainer
Oct 30 Robert Feller, MLB pitcher (Red Sox, led AL in strikeouts 7 times) in the year 1918.
Oct 30 Slovakia asks for creation of Czechoslovakian state in the year 1918.
Oct 31 Egon Schiele, Austria painter/graphic artist, dies at 28 in the year 1918.
Oct 31 On this day in history 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 97 die in NYC subway's worst accident on this day in history.
Nov 01 Sgt. Hugh Cairns (46th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Valenciennes, Belgium on this day in history.
Nov 03 In the year 1918 austro-Hungarian Empire disolves
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 On this day in history poland proclaims independence from Russia after WW I
Nov 04 Art Carney, Mount Vernon NY, actor (Ed Norton-Honeymooners) in the year 1918.
Nov 04 In the year 1918 kiel in hands of revolutionary sailors
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 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 The birth of Billy Graham, American evangelist on this day in history.
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 In the year 1918 pro-German supreme commander general Cutters lay-offs