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Historical Events In 1918

Saturday, 28 March 2020

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

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   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   Battle of Somme ends in the year 1918.  

Apr 04   Battle of Somme, ends on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1918 earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton)  

Apr 04   Food riot in Amsterdam in the year 1918.  

Apr 04   In the year 1918 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   In the year 1918 joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham)  

Apr 07   C B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner) in the year 1918.  

Apr 08   In the year 1918 betty Ford, First Lady of the United States  

Apr 08   In the year 1918 england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force  

Apr 08   Establishment of the Repatriation Department in the year 1918.  

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 in the year 1918.  

Apr 11   Jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber, journalist in the year 1918.  

Apr 12   In the year 1918 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   Mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1918.  

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) 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 in the year 1918.  

Apr 18   In the year 1918 robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1918

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1918 birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)  

Jan 07   Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party) was born in the year 1918.  

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   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   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died on this day in history.  

Jan 28   John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 02   In the year 1918 john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

Feb 06   In the year 1918 gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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