Historical Events In 1918
Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Apr 18 In the year 1918 cleveland center fielder Tris Speaker turns an unassisted double play
Apr 18 On this day in history robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64)
Apr 20 Manfred von Richthofen, aka The Red Baron, shoots down his 79th and 80th victims marking his final victories before his death the following day on this day in history.
Apr 20 On this day in history reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies
Apr 20 The Canadian Government calls up men from ages of 20 to 22 for military service on this day in history.
Apr 21 In the year 1918 "Red Baron", [Manfred von Richtofen], shot down in WW I at 25
Apr 21 "Red" Baron Manfred von Richtofen, killed in WW I on this day in history.
Apr 21 On this day in history world War I: German fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen, known as "The Red Baron", is shot down and killed over Vaux sur Somme in France.
Apr 22 Mickey Vernon, baseball player in the year 1918.
Apr 23 Battle of Zeebrugge ends on this day in history.
Apr 23 On this day in history percy Thomson Dean, lt-commander, killed at Zeebrugge, dies
Apr 23 USS Stewart destroys German submarine off France in the year 1918.
Apr 25 In the year 1918 astrid Varnay, Stockholm Sweden, soprano (Met Opera 1941-56)
Apr 25 Australians drive Germans from Villers-Bretonneux, France in the year 1918.
Apr 25 The birth of Ella Fitzgerald, US jazz singer in the year 1918.
Apr 27 On this day in history giants' 9-0 winning start & Dodgers' 0-9 losing streak are stopped
Apr 27 John Alfred Scali, journalist/correspondent (ABC) on this day in history.
Apr 27 Lt. George Burdon McKean (14th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Gavrelle France on this day in history.
Apr 29 In the year 1918 gavrilo Princip, Bosnian murderer of arch duke Ferdinand, dies at 22
Apr 29 On this day in history mervyn Roye Harvey, cricketer (brother of Neil, Test for Australia)
Apr 29 In the year 1918 tris Speaker ties career outfield record of 4 unassisted double plays
Apr 30 Orange Nassau soccer team forms in Groningen on this day in history.
Apr 30 On this day in history w Donald McNeill, tennis champ (US Open-1940)
May 02 Frederick Archibauld Warner, diplomat on this day in history.
May 02 On this day in history general Motors acquires the Chevrolet Motor Company of Delaware.
May 03 On this day in history charlie Soong, Christian Missionary
May 04 In the year 1918 kakuei Tanaka, Japanese PM (1972-74), convicted of bribe-taking
May 04 On this day in history yankees set record with 8 sacrifices, beat Red Sox's Babe Ruth 5-4
May 05 On this day in history erbie Bowser, pianist
May 06 On this day in history godfrey Ridout, composer
May 07 Argeliers Leon, composer on this day in history.
May 09 In the year 1918 mike Wallace, Brookline Mass, newscaster (Biography, 60 Minutes)
May 10 On this day in history hMS Vindictive sunk to block entrance of Ostend Harbor
May 11 In the year 1918 44th Kentucky Derby: William Knapp on Exterminator wins in 2:10.8