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Historical Events In 1918

Friday, 06 December 2019

Mar 19   S Potter becomes first US pilot to shoot down a German seaplane in the year 1918.  

Mar 19   In the year 1918 willem H de Beaufort, Dutch historian/liberal politician, dies at 73  

Mar 20   Bernd-Alois Zimmermann, German composer (Soldiers) in the year 1918.  

Mar 21   -28] During WW I Germany launches Somme offensive on this day in history.  

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

Mar 21   In the year 1918 joe Carveth, NHL forward (scored 20 or more goals in 3 seasons)  

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

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

Mar 23   Alick Wickham dives 200' into Australia's Yarra River in the year 1918.  

Mar 23   On this day in history cesar Cortinas, composer, dies at 27  

Mar 23   On this day in history crépy-en-Laonnoise German artillery shells Paris France, 256 killed  

Mar 23   In the year 1918 crépy-en-Laonnoise: German artillery shells Paris France, 256 killed  

Mar 23   On this day in history lithuania proclaims independence  

Mar 23   On this day in history 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   Englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter in the year 1918.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 25   On this day in history howard Cosell, Winston-Salem NC, sportscaster (Monday Night Football)  

Mar 25   The Belarusian People's Republic is established on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Caesar A Cui, Lithuanian fort builder/composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 27   On this day in history moldova and Bessarabia join Romania.  

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

Mar 28   On this day in history youly Algaroff, ballet dancer  

Mar 29   John Read, CEO (TSB Group) in the year 1918.  

Mar 30   In the year 1918 john Gray, FRS/marine biologist  

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

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

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

Mar 31   In the year 1918 first daylight savings time in US goes into effect  

Mar 31   Ted Post, Dir (Peacemaker, Beneath the Planet of the Apes) in the year 1918.  

Apr 01   England's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force on this day in history.  

Apr 01   On this day in history hMS Falcon, a Royal Navy 'C' Class destroyer sunk in collision in the North Sea with the trawler John Fitzgerald.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1918

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

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   Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party)  

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

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   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   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1918.  

Jan 09   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1918 gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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