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Historical Events In 1918

Friday, 18 January 2019

Dec 16   On this day in history henry Clarke, fashion photographer  

Dec 16   In the year 1918 jack Dempsey KOs Carl Morris in 14 seconds  

Dec 18   Henryk Jarecki, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1918.  

Dec 19   Robert Ripley began his "Believe It or Not" column (NY Globe) on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Robert Ripley began his Believe It or Not feature in The New York Globe. (If you like the weird and unusual, check out the bizarre web sites featured on our Strange But True page.) in the year 1918.  

Dec 20   Audrey Totter, Joliet Ill, actress (Carpetbaggers, Set-Up) in the year 1918.  

Dec 20   Eugene O'Neill's "Moon of the Caribees," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Dec 20   The use of the collective title "Canadian National Railways" is authorized by order in council P.C. 3122 in the year 1918.  

Dec 21   On this day in history donald Regan, White House staffer/US Secretary of Treasury (1981-85)  

Dec 21   Red Sox trade Dutch Leonard, Ernie Shore & Duffy Lewis to Yankees for Ray Caldwell & Slim Love, Frank Gilhooey, Al Walters & $15,000 in the year 1918.  

Dec 22   Albijn van de Abeele, Flemish author/mayor/painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Dec 23   On this day in history helmut Schmidt, Chancellor of Germany (SPD, 1974- )  

Dec 26   1st day of 1st-class cricket in Aust after WW I (Vic v NSW) on this day in history.  

Dec 26   In the year 1918 bertram Luard-Selby, composer, dies at 65  

Dec 27   On this day in history john Celardo, American comic strip artist  

Dec 27   On this day in history the Great Poland Uprising against the Germans begins.  

Dec 28   George H White, last post Reconstruction congressman (Penn), dies in the year 1918.  

Dec 30   John E Hoover decides to be called J Edgar Hoover on this day in history.  

Dec 30   On this day in history w Eugene Smith, US photographer (Saipan, Walk to Paradise Garden)  

Dec 31   On this day in history kid Gleason replaces Pants Rowland as White Sox manager  

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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 in the year 1918.  

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 in the year 1918.  

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

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

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   Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42 in the year 1918.  

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   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1918.  

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

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