Historical Events In 1918
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
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 In the year 1918 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 In the year 1918 nearly 400 passengers drown when the Canadian steamship Princess Sophia founders off the Alaskan coast.
Oct 26 In the year 1918 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 On this day in history paul Dixon, Earling Iowa, Ohio talk show host (Paul Dixon Show)
Oct 28 On this day in history czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up
Oct 28 Harold Sheperdson, soccer trainer in the year 1918.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1918 austro-Hungarian Empire disolves
Nov 03 Austro-Hungarian Empire dissolves on this day in history.
Nov 03 In the year 1918 bob Feller, pitcher (Cleve Indian, 3 no-hitters)
Nov 03 Poland proclaims independence from Russia after WW I in the year 1918.
Nov 04 On this day in history art Carney, Mount Vernon NY, actor (Ed Norton-Honeymooners)
Nov 04 Kiel in hands of revolutionary sailors on this day in history.
Nov 04 Wilfred Owens, anti-war poet (Anthem for doomed youth), dies at 25 on this day in history.
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 Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets on this day in history.
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 Hermann Zapf, German designer in the year 1918.
Nov 08 In the year 1918 pro-German supreme commander general Cutters lay-offs
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)