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Historical Events In 1918

Thursday, 22 August 2019

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 in the year 1918.  

Apr 03   On this day in history enrique Iturriaga, composer  

Apr 03   House of Representatives accepts American Creed written by William Tyler in the year 1918.  

Apr 03   On this day in history 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   Earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1918.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Establishment of the Repatriation Department in the year 1918.  

Apr 09   In the year 1918 jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history first Marine Aviation Force formed at Marine Flying Field, Miami, FL  

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) on this day in history.  

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 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   On this day in history birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

Jan 01   Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 02   In the year 1918 birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

Jan 03   In the year 1918 birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born in the year 1918.  

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   Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of george Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871)  

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 in the year 1918.  

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