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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)  

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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   On this day in history birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1918 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   Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1918.  

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

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   On this day in history john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

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 in the year 1918.  

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