Historical Events In 1918
Thursday, 22 August 2019
Apr 01 In Alberta government declares total prohibition of alcoholic beverages. "the demon RUM" in the year 1918.
Apr 01 In the year 1918 in Britain, the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Force amalgamate to form the Royal Air Force.
Apr 01 Karl Fritjof Valentin, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1918.
Apr 03 On this day in history enrique Iturriaga, composer
Apr 03 House of Representatives accepts American Creed written by William Tyler in the year 1918.
Apr 03 On this day in history house of Reps accepts American Creed written by William Tyler
Apr 04 On this day in history battle of Somme ends
Apr 04 In the year 1918 battle of Somme, ends
Apr 04 In the year 1918 cabinet passes wartime order-in-council stipulating that every male between 16 and 60 be regularly employed.
Apr 04 Earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton) on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1918 food riot in Amsterdam
Apr 04 In the year 1918 hMS Bittern, a British 'C' Class destroyer, built by Vickers at Barrow in Furness and completed in 1897, sunk in collision off Portland Bill, Dorset after colliding with the SS Kenilworth.
Apr 05 Paul Vidal de la Blanche, French geographer, dies at 73 in the year 1918.
Apr 06 Joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham) in the year 1918.
Apr 07 C B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner) on this day in history.
Apr 08 On this day in history betty Ford, First Lady of the United States
Apr 08 England's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force on this day in history.
Apr 08 Establishment of the Repatriation Department in the year 1918.
Apr 09 In the year 1918 jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House)
Apr 09 Latvia proclaims independence on this day in history.
Apr 11 Arthur Ochse, cricketer (WW I played for S Afr in 1889 aged 19), dies in the year 1918.
Apr 11 In the year 1918 jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber, journalist
Apr 12 On this day in history 18th earl of Derby, English landowner/multi-millionaire
Apr 13 Electrical fire kills 38 mental patients at Oklahoma State Hospital on this day in history.
Apr 14 On this day in history douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane)
Apr 14 In the year 1918 mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife)
Apr 15 Clemenceau publishes secret French/Austrian documents in the year 1918.
Apr 15 On this day in history first Marine Aviation Force formed at Marine Flying Field, Miami, FL
Apr 15 John Baragrey, Haleyville AL, actor (Creeper, Colossus of NY) in the year 1918.
Apr 16 In the year 1918 spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers)
Apr 17 Anne Shirley, UK, actress (Devil & Daniel Webster, Stella Dallas) on this day in history.
Apr 17 On this day in history the birth of William Holden, American actor
Apr 18 Cleveland center fielder Tris Speaker turns an unassisted double play in the year 1918.
Apr 18 In the year 1918 robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64)