Historical Events In 1918
Sunday, 17 November 2019
May 13 1st US airmail stamps issued (24 cents) in the year 1918.
May 13 John Johnston, British diplomat (Rhodesia, Malaysia) on this day in history.
May 13 The first US airmail stamps issued (24¢) on this day in history.
May 14 In the year 1918 arthur McIntyre, cricket wicket-keeper (England 3 times early 50's)
May 14 Sunday baseball is made legal in Wash DC on this day in history.
May 15 1st airmail postal service (NY, Phila & Wash DC) on this day in history.
May 15 In the year 1918 eddy Arnold, Henderson TN, country singer (Cattle Call, Anytime)
May 15 On this day in history greek troops lands at Smyrna
May 15 In the year 1918 the first regular airmail service (between New York, Philadelphia & Washington DC) inaugurated
May 16 In the year 1918 edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert
May 16 Eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64 on this day in history.
May 16 On this day in history the Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the U.S. Congress, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense.
May 17 Birgit Nilsson, Karup Sweden, operatic soprano (Elektra, Salome) on this day in history.
May 18 John Paul II, [Karol Wojtyla], 264th Roman Catholic pope (1978- ) on this day in history.
May 18 Neth Indian Volksraad installed in Batavia in the year 1918.
May 18 In the year 1918 netherlands Indian Volksraad installed in Batavia
May 18 On this day in history the birth of Pope John Paul II, Head of the Catholic Church
May 18 TNT explosion in chemical factory in Oakdale PA kills 200 in the year 1918.
May 18 Toivo Kuula, composer, dies at 34 in the year 1918.
May 19 In the year 1918 florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways)
May 19 On this day in history wash 1st Sunday game, Senators beat Cleveland 1-0 in 18 innings
May 20 In the year 1918 1st electrically propelled warship (New Mexico)
May 20 In the year 1918 the first electrically propelled warship (the New Mexico)
May 21 On this day in history house of Representatives passes amendment allowing women to vote
May 21 Leonard Mullens, rubber physicist on this day in history.
May 22 In the year 1918 david Land, impressario
May 23 Bulent Arel, composer in the year 1918.
May 23 On this day in history king Oil/Shell refinery on Curaçao officially opens
May 23 On this day in history king Oil/Shell refinery on Curacao officially opens
May 23 SS Moldavia, lost off Littlehampton, Sussex. This P & O ship of 9,500 tons was requisitioned in 1915 and converted to an auxilliary cruiser and commissioned by the British Admiralty. Later she was used as a troopship after the USA joined the war and while carrying troops to France she was torpedoed. Most soldiers were rescued but 56 lost their lives on this day in history.
May 24 Cleveland Indians Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19) on this day in history.
May 24 In the year 1918 coleman A Young, civil rights leader (Mayor-D-Detroit)
May 25 Claude Akins, Nelson GA, actor (BJ & Bear, Movin' On, Lobo) on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1918 georgian Social Democratic Republic declares independence from Russia