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Historical Events In 1918

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Apr 01   In Alberta government declares total prohibition of alcoholic beverages. "the demon RUM" in the year 1918.  

Apr 01   On this day in history 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   House of Reps accepts American Creed written by William Tyler in the year 1918.  

Apr 04   Battle of Somme ends in the year 1918.  

Apr 04   In the year 1918 battle of Somme, ends  

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   In the year 1918 earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton)  

Apr 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1918 paul Vidal de la Blanche, French geographer, dies at 73  

Apr 06   Joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   In the year 1918 england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force  

Apr 08   Establishment of the Repatriation Department on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House)  

Apr 09   In the year 1918 latvia proclaims independence  

Apr 11   On this day in history arthur Ochse, cricketer (WW I played for S Afr in 1889 aged 19), dies  

Apr 11   On this day in history jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber, journalist  

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 in the year 1918.  

Apr 14   Douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane) on this day in history.  

Apr 14   Mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife) in the year 1918.  

Apr 15   Clemenceau publishes secret French/Austrian documents on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers)  

Apr 17   On this day in history anne Shirley, UK, actress (Devil & Daniel Webster, Stella Dallas)  

Apr 17   The birth of William Holden, American actor in the year 1918.  

Apr 18   Cleveland center fielder Tris Speaker turns an unassisted double play in the year 1918.  

Apr 18   Robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64) in the year 1918.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1918

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1918 birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

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   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   Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42 in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   On this day in history georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72  

Jan 08   On this day in history michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1918 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   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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