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Historical Events In 1918

Friday, 14 May 2021

Mar 19   In the year 1918 congress authorizes time zones & approves daylight saving time  

Mar 19   Congress authorizes time zones &approves daylight saving time in the year 1918.  

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

Mar 19   In the year 1918 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   In the year 1918 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   On this day in history cheddi B Jagan, dentist/founder PPP/Guyanese Premier (1953, 1957-64)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 23   Lithuania proclaims independence on this day in history.  

Mar 23   On this day in history paris bombs "Thick Bertha's Dike" (nickname for the widow Krupp)  

Mar 23   On this day in history the giant German gun, Big Bertha, shells Paris from 120 km away;  

Mar 24   In the year 1918 englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter  

Mar 24   In the year 1918 theophile Ysaye, composer, dies at 53  

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) in the year 1918.  

Mar 25   On this day in history the Belarusian People's Republic is established.  

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

Mar 27   On this day in history lt. Alan Arnett MCLeod Cdn. (Royal Flying Corp) wins the Victoria Cross for service over France  

Mar 27   Moldova and Bessarabia join Romania in the year 1918.  

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   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   In the year 1918 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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 31   Ted Post, Dir (Peacemaker, Beneath the Planet of the Apes) 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   On this day in history birth of patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)  

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1918 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   On this day in history michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 09   In the year 1918 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   In the year 1918 john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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