Historical Events In 1918
Saturday, 13 August 2022
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) on this day in history.
Apr 20 On this day in history manfred von Richthofen, aka The Red Baron, shoots down his 79th and 80th victims marking his final victories before his death the following day.
Apr 20 In the year 1918 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 "Red Baron", [Manfred von Richtofen], shot down in WW I at 25 in the year 1918.
Apr 21 "Red" Baron Manfred von Richtofen, killed in WW I in the year 1918.
Apr 21 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 in the year 1918.
Apr 22 On this day in history mickey Vernon, baseball player
Apr 23 On this day in history battle of Zeebrugge ends
Apr 23 On this day in history percy Thomson Dean, lt-commander, killed at Zeebrugge, dies
Apr 23 In the year 1918 uSS Stewart destroys German submarine off France
Apr 25 In the year 1918 astrid Varnay, Stockholm Sweden, soprano (Met Opera 1941-56)
Apr 25 Australians drive Germans from Villers-Bretonneux, France on this day in history.
Apr 25 The birth of Ella Fitzgerald, US jazz singer on this day in history.
Apr 27 On this day in history giants' 9-0 winning start & Dodgers' 0-9 losing streak are stopped
Apr 27 On this day in history john Alfred Scali, journalist/correspondent (ABC)
Apr 27 In the year 1918 lt. George Burdon McKean (14th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Gavrelle France
Apr 29 In the year 1918 gavrilo Princip, Bosnian murderer of arch duke Ferdinand, dies at 22
Apr 29 In the year 1918 mervyn Roye Harvey, cricketer (brother of Neil, Test for Australia)
Apr 29 Tris Speaker ties career outfield record of 4 unassisted double plays on this day in history.
Apr 30 Orange Nassau soccer team forms in Groningen on this day in history.
Apr 30 W Donald McNeill, tennis champ (US Open-1940) on this day in history.
May 02 On this day in history frederick Archibauld Warner, diplomat
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 On this day in history 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 Erbie Bowser, pianist in the year 1918.
May 06 Godfrey Ridout, composer on this day in history.
May 07 Argeliers Leon, composer in the year 1918.
May 09 In the year 1918 mike Wallace, Brookline Mass, newscaster (Biography, 60 Minutes)
May 10 In the year 1918 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