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Historical Events In 1918

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

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

Mar 19   On this day in history s Potter becomes first US pilot to shoot down a German seaplane  

Mar 19   Willem H de Beaufort, Dutch historian/liberal politician, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 21   -28] During WW I Germany launches Somme offensive in the year 1918.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 23   In the year 1918 alick Wickham dives 200' into Australia's Yarra River  

Mar 23   In the year 1918 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   In the year 1918 lithuania proclaims independence  

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; on this day in history.  

Mar 24   On this day in history englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter  

Mar 24   In the year 1918 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   In the year 1918 howard Cosell, Winston-Salem NC, sportscaster (Monday Night Football)  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1918.  

Mar 28   In the year 1918 youly Algaroff, ballet dancer  

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

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

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 in the year 1918.  

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

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

Mar 31   In the year 1918 ted Post, Dir (Peacemaker, Beneath the Planet of the Apes)  

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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   On this day in history birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 in the year 1918.  

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