Historical Events In 1918
Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Apr 01 In the year 1918 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 Enrique Iturriaga, composer on this day in history.
Apr 03 House of Representatives accepts American Creed written by William Tyler in the year 1918.
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 In the year 1918 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 Joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1918.
Apr 08 England's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force on this day in history.
Apr 08 Establishment of the Repatriation Department on this day in history.
Apr 09 Jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House) in the year 1918.
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 Jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber, journalist in the year 1918.
Apr 12 18th earl of Derby, English landowner/multi-millionaire on this day in history.
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 On this day in history mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife)
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 In the year 1918 john Baragrey, Haleyville AL, actor (Creeper, Colossus of NY)
Apr 16 Spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers) in the year 1918.
Apr 17 In the year 1918 anne Shirley, UK, actress (Devil & Daniel Webster, Stella Dallas)
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 on this day in history.
Apr 18 In the year 1918 robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64)