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.