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Historical Events In 1918

Monday, 18 February 2019

Apr 01   On this day in history in Alberta government declares total prohibition of alcoholic beverages. "the demon RUM"  

Apr 01   On this day in history in Britain, the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Force amalgamate to form the Royal Air Force.  

Apr 01   Karl Fritjof Valentin, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   On this day in history enrique Iturriaga, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1918 battle of Somme ends  

Apr 04   Battle of Somme, ends in the year 1918.  

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   On this day in history food riot in Amsterdam  

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   Paul Vidal de la Blanche, French geographer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Apr 06   Joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham) in the year 1918.  

Apr 07   C B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   In the year 1918 establishment of the Repatriation Department  

Apr 09   In the year 1918 jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House)  

Apr 09   Latvia proclaims independence in the year 1918.  

Apr 11   Arthur Ochse, cricketer (WW I played for S Afr in 1889 aged 19), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 11   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers)  

Apr 17   In the year 1918 anne Shirley, UK, actress (Devil & Daniel Webster, Stella Dallas)  

Apr 17   The birth of William Holden, American actor in the year 1918.  

Apr 18   Cleveland center fielder Tris Speaker turns an unassisted double play on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64) in the year 1918.  

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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   Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

Jan 03   In the year 1918 birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

Jan 05   In the year 1918 birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   In the year 1918 birth of caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)  

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   On this day in history sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42  

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 in the year 1918.  

Jan 08   On this day in history michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)  

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   John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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