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Historical Events In 1918

Friday, 22 March 2019

Jan 25   On this day in history russia declared a republic of Soviets  

Jan 25   Russia declared a Soviets republic in the year 1918.  

Jan 26   On this day in history nicolae Ceausescu, Romanian president (1967-90)  

Jan 26   Pres Hoover calls for "wheatless" & "meatless" days for war effort on this day in history.  

Jan 26   President Hoover calls for "wheatless" &"meatless" days for war effort in the year 1918.  

Jan 27   "Tarzan of the Apes," 1st Tarzan film, premieres at Broadway Theater in the year 1918.  

Jan 27   In the year 1918 "Tarzan of the Apes," first Tarzan film, premieres at Broadway Theater  

Jan 27   Elmore James, musician (Dust My Broom) on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Harry M Corbett, Bradford, puppeteer/entertainer (Sooty, Some People) in the year 1918.  

Jan 28   John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies in the year 1918.  

Jan 28   On this day in history leon Trotsky becomes leader of red army  

Jan 28   On this day in history strike on Berlin ammunition's factory  

Jan 28   On this day in history strike on Berlin ammunitions factory  

Jan 28   Trotsky becomes leader of Reds in the year 1918.  

Jan 29   John Forsythe, NJ, actor (Bachelor Father, Charlie's Angels, Dynasty) on this day in history.  

Jan 30   David Opatoshu, NYC, actor (Bonino, Secret Empire, Masada) in the year 1918.  

Jan 31   On this day in history a series of accidental collisions on a misty Scottish night leads to the loss of two Royal Navy submarines with over a hundred lives, and damage to another five British warships.  

Feb 01   Franz Lehars opera "Wo die Lerche singt," premieres in Budapest in the year 1918.  

Feb 01   In the year 1918 maurice Laing, life president (John Laing)  

Feb 01   Russia adopts Gregorian calendar (becomes Feb 14) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   The French ship LaDive is torpedoed in the Mediterranean on this day in history.  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 in the year 1918.  

Feb 03   Twin Peaks Tunnel longest (11,920') streetcar tunnel begins service in the year 1918.  

Feb 05   1st US pilot to down an enemy airplane, Stephen W Thompson on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Charles J "Tim" Holt, US actor (Treasure of Sierra Madre) in the year 1918.  

Feb 05   On this day in history first US pilot to down an enemy airplane, Stephen W Thompson  

Feb 05   On this day in history separation of church &state begins in USSR  

Feb 06   In the year 1918 britain grants women (30 & over) the vote  

Feb 06   Britain grants women (30 & over) vote on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   In the year 1918 alexander Sergeyevich Taneyev, composer, dies at 68  

Feb 08   In the year 1918 "Stars & Stripes," weekly US armed forces newspaper, 1st published  

Feb 08   On this day in history "Stars &Stripes," weekly US armed forces newspaper, first published  

Feb 08   HMS Boxer, a British 'A' Class destroyer, of around 300 tons, built by Thorneycroft at Chiswick, London, and completed in 1894, sunk in the English Channel after a collision with the SS St.Patrick in bad weather on this day in history.  

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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   Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

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

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party)  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 in the year 1918.  

Jan 08   On this day in history michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 09   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died in the year 1918.  

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   John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies in the year 1918.  

Feb 02   In the year 1918 john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

Feb 06   On this day in history gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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