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Historical Events In 1918

Sunday, 26 January 2020

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

Apr 01   In Britain, the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Force amalgamate to form the Royal Air Force in the year 1918.  

Apr 01   In the year 1918 karl Fritjof Valentin, composer, dies at 64  

Apr 03   On this day in history enrique Iturriaga, composer  

Apr 03   House of Representatives accepts American Creed written by William Tyler on this day in history.  

Apr 03   House of Reps accepts American Creed written by William Tyler on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Battle of Somme ends on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton)  

Apr 04   In the year 1918 food riot in Amsterdam  

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

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

Apr 07   C B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner) in the year 1918.  

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 in the year 1918.  

Apr 08   On this day in history establishment of the Repatriation Department  

Apr 09   Jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House) on this day in history.  

Apr 09   In the year 1918 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   In the year 1918 jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber, journalist  

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

Apr 13   On this day in history electrical fire kills 38 mental patients at Oklahoma State Hospital  

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

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   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   Anne Shirley, UK, actress (Devil & Daniel Webster, Stella Dallas) on this day in history.  

Apr 17   The birth of William Holden, American actor on this day in history.  

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)  

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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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)  

Jan 07   In the year 1918 birth of alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party)  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1918 sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42  

Jan 06   In the year 1918 georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72  

Jan 08   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 in the year 1918.  

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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