Historical Events In 1918
Thursday, 19 September 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 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 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 Mickey Vernon, baseball player on this day in history.
Apr 23 Battle of Zeebrugge ends on this day in history.
Apr 23 On this day in history percy Thomson Dean, lt-commander, killed at Zeebrugge, dies
Apr 23 USS Stewart destroys German submarine off France in the year 1918.
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 The birth of Ella Fitzgerald, US jazz singer in the year 1918.
Apr 27 Giants' 9-0 winning start & Dodgers' 0-9 losing streak are stopped in the year 1918.
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 Mervyn Roye Harvey, cricketer (brother of Neil, Test for Australia) on this day in history.
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 General Motors acquires the Chevrolet Motor Company of Delaware on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1918 charlie Soong, Christian Missionary
May 04 On this day in history 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 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 Mike Wallace, Brookline Mass, newscaster (Biography, 60 Minutes) in the year 1918.
May 10 In the year 1918 hMS Vindictive sunk to block entrance of Ostend Harbor
May 11 44th Kentucky Derby: William Knapp on Exterminator wins in 2:10.8 on this day in history.
May 11 Richard P Feynman, physicist (Feynman-diagrams/Nobel prize 1965) on this day in history.
May 12 In the year 1918 oscar Beregi Jr, Hungary, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City)