Historical Events In 1918
Sunday, 26 January 2020
Apr 01 On this day in history 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 On this day in history enrique Iturriaga, composer
Apr 03 House of Representatives accepts American Creed written by William Tyler on this day in history.
Apr 03 House of Reps accepts American Creed written by William Tyler on this day in history.
Apr 04 Battle of Somme ends on this day in history.
Apr 04 On this day in history battle of Somme, ends
Apr 04 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history paul Vidal de la Blanche, French geographer, dies at 73
Apr 06 On this day in history joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham)
Apr 07 C B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner) in the year 1918.
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 in the year 1918.
Apr 08 On this day in history establishment of the Repatriation Department
Apr 09 Jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1918 jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber, journalist
Apr 12 In the year 1918 18th earl of Derby, English landowner/multi-millionaire
Apr 13 On this day in history electrical fire kills 38 mental patients at Oklahoma State Hospital
Apr 14 Douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane) on this day in history.
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 First Marine Aviation Force formed at Marine Flying Field, Miami, FL in the year 1918.
Apr 15 John Baragrey, Haleyville AL, actor (Creeper, Colossus of NY) on this day in history.
Apr 16 On this day in history 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 The birth of William Holden, American actor on this day in history.
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)