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Historical Events In 1918

Monday, 06 July 2020

Apr 01   England's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force on this day in history.  

Apr 01   In the year 1918 hMS Falcon, a Royal Navy 'C' Class destroyer sunk in collision in the North Sea with the trawler John Fitzgerald.  

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   On this day in history karl Fritjof Valentin, composer, dies at 64  

Apr 03   In the year 1918 enrique Iturriaga, composer  

Apr 03   In the year 1918 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   Battle of Somme ends on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   England's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force in the year 1918.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 11   Jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber, journalist on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1918 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   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 in the year 1918.  

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   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 in the year 1918.  

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

Jan 09   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1918 john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

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

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