Historical Events In 1918
Wednesday, 13 November 2019
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 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 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 in the year 1918.
Apr 22 In the year 1918 mickey Vernon, baseball player
Apr 23 In the year 1918 battle of Zeebrugge ends
Apr 23 Percy Thomson Dean, lt-commander, killed at Zeebrugge, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history australians drive Germans from Villers-Bretonneux, France
Apr 25 In the year 1918 the birth of Ella Fitzgerald, US jazz singer
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 On this day in history lt. George Burdon McKean (14th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Gavrelle France
Apr 29 Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian murderer of arch duke Ferdinand, dies at 22 in the year 1918.
Apr 29 In the year 1918 mervyn Roye Harvey, cricketer (brother of Neil, Test for Australia)
Apr 29 On this day in history tris Speaker ties career outfield record of 4 unassisted double plays
Apr 30 In the year 1918 orange Nassau soccer team forms in Groningen
Apr 30 In the year 1918 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 In the year 1918 charlie Soong, Christian Missionary
May 04 In the year 1918 kakuei Tanaka, Japanese PM (1972-74), convicted of bribe-taking
May 04 Yankees set record with 8 sacrifices, beat Red Sox's Babe Ruth 5-4 on this day in history.
May 05 Erbie Bowser, pianist on this day in history.
May 06 Godfrey Ridout, composer on this day in history.
May 07 On this day in history argeliers Leon, composer
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 In the year 1918 44th Kentucky Derby: William Knapp on Exterminator wins in 2:10.8
May 11 In the year 1918 richard P Feynman, physicist (Feynman-diagrams/Nobel prize 1965)
May 12 On this day in history oscar Beregi Jr, Hungary, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City)