Historical Events In 1918
Thursday, 23 May 2019
Oct 23 Actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17) in the year 1918.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 25 In the year 1918 nearly 400 passengers drown when the Canadian steamship Princess Sophia founders off the Alaskan coast.
Oct 26 Soldier revolt at Harskamp Veluwe on this day in history.
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 Czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up in the year 1918.
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 in the year 1918.
Oct 31 Spanish flu-virus kills 21,000 in US in 1 week in the year 1918.
Nov 01 102 die in a NYC BMT subway derailment at Malbone Street Brooklyn on this day in history.
Nov 01 In the year 1918 97 die in NYC subway's worst accident
Nov 01 In the year 1918 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 Bob Feller, pitcher (Cleve Indian, 3 no-hitters) on this day in history.
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 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 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 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 in the year 1918.
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 On this day in history pro-German supreme commander general Cutters lay-offs
Nov 09 In the year 1918 bavaria proclaims itself a republic
Nov 09 Florence Chadwick, San Diego Calif, swimmer (Hall of Fame 1970) in the year 1918.