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Historical Events In 1918

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Jan 25   Russia declared a republic of Soviets on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Russia declared a Soviets republic on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Nicolae Ceausescu, Romanian president (1967-90) on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1918 pres Hoover calls for "wheatless" & "meatless" days for war effort  

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   On this day in history "Tarzan of the Apes," first Tarzan film, premieres at Broadway Theater  

Jan 27   On this day in history elmore James, musician (Dust My Broom)  

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   Leon Trotsky becomes leader of red army in the year 1918.  

Jan 28   Strike on Berlin ammunition's factory in the year 1918.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 31   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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history maurice Laing, life president (John Laing)  

Feb 01   Russia adopts Gregorian calendar (becomes Feb 14) in the year 1918.  

Feb 01   The French ship LaDive is torpedoed in the Mediterranean in the year 1918.  

Feb 02   On this day in history john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1918 1st US pilot to down an enemy airplane, Stephen W Thompson  

Feb 05   Charles J "Tim" Holt, US actor (Treasure of Sierra Madre) on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1918 first US pilot to down an enemy airplane, Stephen W Thompson  

Feb 05   In the year 1918 separation of church &state begins in USSR  

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

Feb 06   On this day in history britain grants women (30 & over) vote  

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 in the year 1918.  

Feb 07   On this day in history alexander Sergeyevich Taneyev, composer, dies at 68  

Feb 08   "Stars & Stripes," weekly US armed forces newspaper, 1st published on this day in history.  

Feb 08   "Stars &Stripes," weekly US armed forces newspaper, first published in the year 1918.  

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   In the year 1918 birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1918 georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72  

Jan 08   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)  

Jan 24   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died in the year 1918.  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

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

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