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Historical Events In 1918

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Mar 19   S Potter becomes first US pilot to shoot down a German seaplane on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history willem H de Beaufort, Dutch historian/liberal politician, dies at 73  

Mar 20   On this day in history bernd-Alois Zimmermann, German composer (Soldiers)  

Mar 21   In the year 1918 -28] During WW I Germany launches Somme offensive  

Mar 21   On this day in history during World War I, the Second Battle of the Somme, the first major German offensive in over a year, begins on the Western Front  

Mar 21   On this day in history joe Carveth, NHL forward (scored 20 or more goals in 3 seasons)  

Mar 21   In the year 1918 offensive on the Somme begins, the last major offensive of World War I  

Mar 22   Cheddi B Jagan, dentist/founder PPP/Guyanese Premier (1953, 1957-64) in the year 1918.  

Mar 23   In the year 1918 alick Wickham dives 200' into Australia's Yarra River  

Mar 23   In the year 1918 cesar Cortinas, composer, dies at 27  

Mar 23   Crépy-en-Laonnoise German artillery shells Paris France, 256 killed on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Crépy-en-Laonnoise: German artillery shells Paris France, 256 killed on this day in history.  

Mar 23   In the year 1918 lithuania proclaims independence  

Mar 23   In the year 1918 paris bombs "Thick Bertha's Dike" (nickname for the widow Krupp)  

Mar 23   In the year 1918 the giant German gun, Big Bertha, shells Paris from 120 km away;  

Mar 24   On this day in history englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter  

Mar 24   Theophile Ysaye, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Claude A Debussy, French composer (Iberia/La mer), dies in Paris at 55 in the year 1918.  

Mar 25   Howard Cosell, Winston-Salem NC, sportscaster (Monday Night Football) on this day in history.  

Mar 25   In the year 1918 the Belarusian People's Republic is established.  

Mar 26   On this day in history caesar A Cui, Lithuanian fort builder/composer, dies at 83  

Mar 27   Lt. Alan Arnett MCLeod Cdn. (Royal Flying Corp) wins the Victoria Cross for service over France in the year 1918.  

Mar 27   In the year 1918 moldova and Bessarabia join Romania.  

Mar 28   On this day in history anti-conscription riots break out in Quebec City; four civilians killed in shooting match with soldiers over Easter weekend.  

Mar 28   Youly Algaroff, ballet dancer on this day in history.  

Mar 29   In the year 1918 john Read, CEO (TSB Group)  

Mar 30   John Gray, FRS/marine biologist in the year 1918.  

Mar 30   In the year 1918 lt. Gordon M. Flowerdew Cdn. (Lord Strathcona's Horse) wins the Victoria Cross at Bois de Moreuil, France  

Mar 30   In the year 1918 stanley Cup: Toronto Arenas (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2  

Mar 31   1st daylight savings time in US goes into effect on this day in history.  

Mar 31   First daylight savings time in US goes into effect on this day in history.  

Mar 31   On this day in history ted Post, Dir (Peacemaker, Beneath the Planet of the Apes)  

Apr 01   England's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force in the year 1918.  

Apr 01   HMS Falcon, a Royal Navy 'C' Class destroyer sunk in collision in the North Sea with the trawler John Fitzgerald 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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 01   In the year 1918 birth of patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)  

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 03   In the year 1918 birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

Jan 05   In the year 1918 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   In the year 1918 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   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   In the year 1918 michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1918 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   On this day in history 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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