Historical Events In 1918
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Apr 01 In Alberta government declares total prohibition of alcoholic beverages. "the demon RUM" in the year 1918.
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 Enrique Iturriaga, composer in the year 1918.
Apr 03 On this day in history 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 Battle of Somme ends in the year 1918.
Apr 04 In the year 1918 battle of Somme, ends
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 On this day in history food riot in Amsterdam
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 In the year 1918 paul Vidal de la Blanche, French geographer, dies at 73
Apr 06 Joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham) on this day in history.
Apr 07 On this day in history c B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner)
Apr 08 Betty Ford, First Lady of the United States on this day in history.
Apr 08 In the year 1918 england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force
Apr 08 Establishment of the Repatriation Department on this day in history.
Apr 09 On this day in history jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House)
Apr 09 In the year 1918 latvia proclaims independence
Apr 11 On this day in history arthur Ochse, cricketer (WW I played for S Afr in 1889 aged 19), dies
Apr 11 On this day in history jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber, journalist
Apr 12 18th earl of Derby, English landowner/multi-millionaire in the year 1918.
Apr 13 Electrical fire kills 38 mental patients at Oklahoma State Hospital in the year 1918.
Apr 14 Douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane) on this day in history.
Apr 14 Mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife) in the year 1918.
Apr 15 Clemenceau publishes secret French/Austrian documents on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Apr 16 On this day in history spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers)
Apr 17 On this day in history 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 in the year 1918.
Apr 18 Robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64) in the year 1918.