Historical Events In 1918
Sunday, 13 October 2019
Apr 01 On this day in history in Alberta government declares total prohibition of alcoholic beverages. "the demon RUM"
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 In the year 1918 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 House of Reps accepts American Creed written by William Tyler on this day in history.
Apr 04 On this day in history battle of Somme ends
Apr 04 Battle of Somme, ends in the year 1918.
Apr 04 Cabinet passes wartime order-in-council stipulating that every male between 16 and 60 be regularly employed in the year 1918.
Apr 04 Earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton) on this day in history.
Apr 04 Food riot in Amsterdam on this day in history.
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 In the year 1918 paul Vidal de la Blanche, French geographer, dies at 73
Apr 06 In the year 1918 joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham)
Apr 07 On this day in history c B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner)
Apr 08 In the year 1918 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 Establishment of the Repatriation Department on this day in history.
Apr 09 In the year 1918 jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House)
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 in the year 1918.
Apr 13 In the year 1918 electrical fire kills 38 mental patients at Oklahoma State Hospital
Apr 14 In the year 1918 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 on this day in history.
Apr 15 In the year 1918 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 Spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers) on this day in history.
Apr 17 On this day in history anne Shirley, UK, actress (Devil & Daniel Webster, Stella Dallas)
Apr 17 In the year 1918 the birth of William Holden, American actor
Apr 18 On this day in history cleveland center fielder Tris Speaker turns an unassisted double play
Apr 18 Robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64) in the year 1918.