Historical Events In 1918
Thursday, 24 September 2020
Apr 01 England's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force in the year 1918.
Apr 01 On this day in history hMS Falcon, a Royal Navy 'C' Class destroyer sunk in collision in the North Sea with the trawler John Fitzgerald.
Apr 01 In the year 1918 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 On this day in history 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 House of Reps accepts American Creed written by William Tyler in the year 1918.
Apr 04 On this day in history battle of Somme ends
Apr 04 Battle of Somme, ends on this day in history.
Apr 04 Cabinet passes wartime order-in-council stipulating that every male between 16 and 60 be regularly employed on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1918 earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton)
Apr 04 Food riot in Amsterdam in the year 1918.
Apr 04 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 on this day in history.
Apr 05 On this day in history paul Vidal de la Blanche, French geographer, dies at 73
Apr 06 Joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham) on this day in history.
Apr 07 C B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner) on this day in history.
Apr 08 Betty Ford, First Lady of the United States in the year 1918.
Apr 08 On this day in history england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force
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 On this day in history latvia proclaims independence
Apr 11 In the year 1918 arthur Ochse, cricketer (WW I played for S Afr in 1889 aged 19), dies
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 Mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife) in the year 1918.
Apr 15 In the year 1918 clemenceau publishes secret French/Austrian documents
Apr 15 In the year 1918 first Marine Aviation Force formed at Marine Flying Field, Miami, FL
Apr 15 On this day in history 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