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Historical Events In 1918

Saturday, 21 May 2022

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

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

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

Mar 23   On this day in history alick Wickham dives 200' into Australia's Yarra River  

Mar 23   Cesar Cortinas, composer, dies at 27 in the year 1918.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 24   Englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter in the year 1918.  

Mar 24   Theophile Ysaye, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1918.  

Mar 25   Claude A Debussy, French composer (Iberia/La mer), dies in Paris at 55 on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Howard Cosell, Winston-Salem NC, sportscaster (Monday Night Football) in the year 1918.  

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

Mar 26   Caesar A Cui, Lithuanian fort builder/composer, dies at 83 in the year 1918.  

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

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

Mar 28   In the year 1918 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   John Read, CEO (TSB Group) in the year 1918.  

Mar 30   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

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   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 in the year 1918.  

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   On this day in history georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72  

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

Jan 09   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died in the year 1918.  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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   In the year 1918 john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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