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Historical Events In 1918

Friday, 25 September 2020

Mar 19   Congress authorizes time zones & approves daylight saving time on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history congress authorizes time zones &approves daylight saving time  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Joe Carveth, NHL forward (scored 20 or more goals in 3 seasons) in the year 1918.  

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

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

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

Mar 23   Crépy-en-Laonnoise: German artillery shells Paris France, 256 killed in the year 1918.  

Mar 23   Lithuania proclaims independence in the year 1918.  

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

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

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   In the year 1918 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   Youly Algaroff, ballet dancer in the year 1918.  

Mar 29   On this day in history john Read, CEO (TSB Group)  

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

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   On this day in history stanley Cup: Toronto Arenas (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2  

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

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) in the year 1918.  

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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 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   In the year 1918 birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born on this day in history.  

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   Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1918 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   John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies in the year 1918.  

Feb 02   On this day in history john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

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

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