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)