Historical Events In 1918
Wednesday, 25 November 2020
Apr 18 On this day in history cleveland center fielder Tris Speaker turns an unassisted double play
Apr 18 Robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64) in the year 1918.
Apr 20 In the year 1918 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 Reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies on this day in history.
Apr 20 The Canadian Government calls up men from ages of 20 to 22 for military service in the year 1918.
Apr 21 In the year 1918 "Red Baron", [Manfred von Richtofen], shot down in WW I at 25
Apr 21 In the year 1918 "Red" Baron Manfred von Richtofen, killed in WW I
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 on this day in history.
Apr 22 In the year 1918 mickey Vernon, baseball player
Apr 23 Battle of Zeebrugge ends on this day in history.
Apr 23 Percy Thomson Dean, lt-commander, killed at Zeebrugge, dies in the year 1918.
Apr 23 On this day in history uSS Stewart destroys German submarine off France
Apr 25 Astrid Varnay, Stockholm Sweden, soprano (Met Opera 1941-56) on this day in history.
Apr 25 On this day in history australians drive Germans from Villers-Bretonneux, France
Apr 25 The birth of Ella Fitzgerald, US jazz singer on this day in history.
Apr 27 Giants' 9-0 winning start & Dodgers' 0-9 losing streak are stopped in the year 1918.
Apr 27 On this day in history john Alfred Scali, journalist/correspondent (ABC)
Apr 27 Lt. George Burdon McKean (14th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Gavrelle France in the year 1918.
Apr 29 Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian murderer of arch duke Ferdinand, dies at 22 on this day in history.
Apr 29 Mervyn Roye Harvey, cricketer (brother of Neil, Test for Australia) in the year 1918.
Apr 29 Tris Speaker ties career outfield record of 4 unassisted double plays in the year 1918.
Apr 30 On this day in history orange Nassau soccer team forms in Groningen
Apr 30 W Donald McNeill, tennis champ (US Open-1940) in the year 1918.
May 02 On this day in history frederick Archibauld Warner, diplomat
May 02 General Motors acquires the Chevrolet Motor Company of Delaware on this day in history.
May 03 Charlie Soong, Christian Missionary on this day in history.
May 04 On this day in history kakuei Tanaka, Japanese PM (1972-74), convicted of bribe-taking
May 04 In the year 1918 yankees set record with 8 sacrifices, beat Red Sox's Babe Ruth 5-4
May 05 In the year 1918 erbie Bowser, pianist
May 06 Godfrey Ridout, composer in the year 1918.
May 07 Argeliers Leon, composer on this day in history.
May 09 On this day in history mike Wallace, Brookline Mass, newscaster (Biography, 60 Minutes)
May 10 HMS Vindictive sunk to block entrance of Ostend Harbor in the year 1918.
May 11 44th Kentucky Derby: William Knapp on Exterminator wins in 2:10.8 in the year 1918.