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.