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Historical Events In 1918

Monday, 15 July 2019

Oct 23   Actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17) in the year 1918.  

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

Oct 24   In the year 1918 alexander Charles Lecocq, composer, dies at 86  

Oct 25   Canadian steamship "Princess Sophia" hit a reef off Alaska, 398 die on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Nearly 400 passengers drown when the Canadian steamship Princess Sophia founders off the Alaskan coast in the year 1918.  

Oct 26   In the year 1918 soldier revolt at Harskamp Veluwe  

Oct 27   Major William G. Barker Cdn. (Royal air Force) wins the Victoria Cross for service over France in the year 1918.  

Oct 27   Paul Dixon, Earling Iowa, Ohio talk show host (Paul Dixon Show) in the year 1918.  

Oct 28   Czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up in the year 1918.  

Oct 28   Harold Sheperdson, soccer trainer on this day in history.  

Oct 30   On this day in history robert Feller, MLB pitcher (Red Sox, led AL in strikeouts 7 times)  

Oct 30   Slovakia asks for creation of Czechoslovakian state in the year 1918.  

Oct 31   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1918 austro-Hungarian Empire disolves  

Nov 03   On this day in history austro-Hungarian Empire dissolves  

Nov 03   Bob Feller, pitcher (Cleve Indian, 3 no-hitters) in the year 1918.  

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 in the year 1918.  

Nov 04   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 07   On this day in history goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets  

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

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

Nov 08   Hermann Zapf, German designer in the year 1918.  

Nov 08   Pro-German supreme commander general Cutters lay-offs on this day in history.  

Nov 09   On this day in history bavaria proclaims itself a republic  

Nov 09   In the year 1918 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   On this day in history birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)  

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 05   Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born in the year 1918.  

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

Jan 07   Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died on this day in history.  

Jan 24   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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