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Historical Events In 1918

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

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

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

Oct 24   Alexander Charles Lecocq, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 26   On this day in history soldier revolt at Harskamp Veluwe  

Oct 27   On this day in history 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) 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   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   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   In the year 1918 97 die in NYC subway's worst accident  

Nov 01   Sgt. Hugh Cairns (46th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Valenciennes, Belgium in the year 1918.  

Nov 03   In the year 1918 austro-Hungarian Empire disolves  

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   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   Wilfred Owens, anti-war poet (Anthem for doomed youth), dies at 25 in the year 1918.  

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets in the year 1918.  

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   Hermann Zapf, German designer in the year 1918.  

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

Nov 09   Bavaria proclaims itself a republic on this day in history.  

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   Willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

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

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)  

Jan 07   In the year 1918 birth of alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party)  

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   On this day in history michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 09   In the year 1918 death of Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)  

Jan 24   On this day in history death of george Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871)  

Jan 28   On this day in history 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   In the year 1918 gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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