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Historical Events In 1918

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

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 in the year 1918.  

Apr 01   In Alberta government declares total prohibition of alcoholic beverages. "the demon RUM" on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history enrique Iturriaga, composer  

Apr 03   On this day in history house of Representatives accepts American Creed written by William Tyler  

Apr 03   In the year 1918 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   On this day in history earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton)  

Apr 04   Food riot in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

Apr 04   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 in the year 1918.  

Apr 05   Paul Vidal de la Blanche, French geographer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Apr 06   On this day in history joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham)  

Apr 07   On this day in history c B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner)  

Apr 08   Betty Ford, First Lady of the United States in the year 1918.  

Apr 08   On this day in history england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force  

Apr 08   In the year 1918 establishment of the Repatriation Department  

Apr 09   Jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House) in the year 1918.  

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   Jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber, journalist in the year 1918.  

Apr 12   18th earl of Derby, English landowner/multi-millionaire in the year 1918.  

Apr 13   Electrical fire kills 38 mental patients at Oklahoma State Hospital on this day in history.  

Apr 14   In the year 1918 douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane)  

Apr 14   Mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife) on this day in history.  

Apr 15   Clemenceau publishes secret French/Austrian documents in the year 1918.  

Apr 15   In the year 1918 first Marine Aviation Force formed at Marine Flying Field, Miami, FL  

Apr 15   On this day in history john Baragrey, Haleyville AL, actor (Creeper, Colossus of NY)  

Apr 16   Spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers) on this day in history.  

Apr 17   Anne Shirley, UK, actress (Devil & Daniel Webster, Stella Dallas) in the year 1918.  

Apr 17   In the year 1918 the birth of William Holden, American actor  

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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   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   In the year 1918 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1918 john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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