Historical Events In 1918
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Apr 18 Cleveland center fielder Tris Speaker turns an unassisted double play in the year 1918.
Apr 18 Robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64) in the year 1918.
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 in the year 1918.
Apr 20 On this day in history reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies
Apr 20 On this day in history the Canadian Government calls up men from ages of 20 to 22 for military service.
Apr 21 On this day in history "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 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 Mickey Vernon, baseball player on this day in history.
Apr 23 In the year 1918 battle of Zeebrugge ends
Apr 23 Percy Thomson Dean, lt-commander, killed at Zeebrugge, dies in the year 1918.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 27 In the year 1918 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 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 in the year 1918.
Apr 29 On this day in history 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 Orange Nassau soccer team forms in Groningen in the year 1918.
Apr 30 In the year 1918 w Donald McNeill, tennis champ (US Open-1940)
May 02 Frederick Archibauld Warner, diplomat in the year 1918.
May 02 General Motors acquires the Chevrolet Motor Company of Delaware on this day in history.
May 03 Charlie Soong, Christian Missionary in the year 1918.
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 on this day in history.
May 06 In the year 1918 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