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Historical Events In 1918

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Apr 01   In Alberta government declares total prohibition of alcoholic beverages. "the demon RUM" in the year 1918.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1918.  

Apr 04   In the year 1918 battle of Somme ends  

Apr 04   On this day in history battle of Somme, ends  

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   On this day in history earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton)  

Apr 04   Food riot in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Apr 07   In the year 1918 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   On this day in history england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force  

Apr 08   On this day in history establishment of the Repatriation Department  

Apr 09   On this day in history jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House)  

Apr 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 18th earl of Derby, English landowner/multi-millionaire  

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   In the year 1918 clemenceau publishes secret French/Austrian documents  

Apr 15   First Marine Aviation Force formed at Marine Flying Field, Miami, FL on this day in history.  

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   Anne Shirley, UK, actress (Devil & Daniel Webster, Stella Dallas) in the year 1918.  

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   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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 01   In the year 1918 birth of patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)  

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 05   Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born in the year 1918.  

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   Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42 in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   On this day in history georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72  

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

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

Jan 24   In the year 1918 death of george Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871)  

Jan 28   In the year 1918 john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

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

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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