Historical Events In 1918
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
Apr 01 On this day in history england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force
Apr 01 HMS Falcon, a Royal Navy 'C' Class destroyer sunk in collision in the North Sea with the trawler John Fitzgerald on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 03 Enrique Iturriaga, composer in the year 1918.
Apr 03 On this day in history house of Representatives accepts American Creed written by William Tyler
Apr 03 On this day in history house of Reps accepts American Creed written by William Tyler
Apr 04 Battle of Somme ends on this day in history.
Apr 04 Battle of Somme, ends on this day in history.
Apr 04 On this day in history cabinet passes wartime order-in-council stipulating that every male between 16 and 60 be regularly employed.
Apr 04 On this day in history earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton)
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 In the year 1918 joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham)
Apr 07 In the year 1918 c B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner)
Apr 08 Betty Ford, First Lady of the United States on this day in history.
Apr 08 England's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force in the year 1918.
Apr 08 In the year 1918 establishment of the Repatriation Department
Apr 09 Jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House) on this day in history.
Apr 09 On this day in history latvia proclaims independence
Apr 11 Arthur Ochse, cricketer (WW I played for S Afr in 1889 aged 19), dies in the year 1918.
Apr 11 Jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber, journalist in the year 1918.
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 in the year 1918.
Apr 14 In the year 1918 douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane)
Apr 14 On this day in history mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife)
Apr 15 In the year 1918 clemenceau publishes secret French/Austrian documents
Apr 15 First Marine Aviation Force formed at Marine Flying Field, Miami, FL in the year 1918.
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) in the year 1918.
Apr 17 On this day in history the birth of William Holden, American actor