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Historical Events In 1918

Friday, 10 April 2020

Mar 19   In the year 1918 s Potter becomes first US pilot to shoot down a German seaplane  

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   -28] During WW I Germany launches Somme offensive in the year 1918.  

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

Mar 21   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Mar 23   On this day in history 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 in the year 1918.  

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

Mar 23   Lithuania proclaims independence on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Paris bombs "Thick Bertha's Dike" (nickname for the widow Krupp) in the year 1918.  

Mar 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history theophile Ysaye, composer, dies at 53  

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

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   In the year 1918 caesar A Cui, Lithuanian fort builder/composer, dies at 83  

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

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 in the year 1918.  

Mar 29   John Read, CEO (TSB Group) on this day in history.  

Mar 30   John Gray, FRS/marine biologist on this day in history.  

Mar 30   On this day in history lt. Gordon M. Flowerdew Cdn. (Lord Strathcona's Horse) wins the Victoria Cross at Bois de Moreuil, France  

Mar 30   Stanley Cup: Toronto Arenas (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2 on this day in history.  

Mar 31   1st daylight savings time in US goes into effect in the year 1918.  

Mar 31   First daylight savings time in US goes into effect in the year 1918.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1918.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1918 michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

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   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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