Historical Events In 1918
Tuesday, 28 September 2021
Apr 18 In the year 1918 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 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 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 "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 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 In the year 1918 mickey Vernon, baseball player
Apr 23 Battle of Zeebrugge ends in the year 1918.
Apr 23 Percy Thomson Dean, lt-commander, killed at Zeebrugge, dies in the year 1918.
Apr 23 In the year 1918 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 In the year 1918 australians drive Germans from Villers-Bretonneux, France
Apr 25 On this day in history the birth of Ella Fitzgerald, US jazz singer
Apr 27 In the year 1918 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 In the year 1918 gavrilo Princip, Bosnian murderer of arch duke Ferdinand, dies at 22
Apr 29 Mervyn Roye Harvey, cricketer (brother of Neil, Test for Australia) in the year 1918.
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 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 In the year 1918 general Motors acquires the Chevrolet Motor Company of Delaware.
May 03 Charlie Soong, Christian Missionary on this day in history.
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 in the year 1918.
May 05 Erbie Bowser, pianist in the year 1918.
May 06 In the year 1918 godfrey Ridout, composer
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 On this day in history 44th Kentucky Derby: William Knapp on Exterminator wins in 2:10.8