Historical Events In 1918
Saturday, 23 March 2019
May 13 In the year 1918 1st US airmail stamps issued (24 cents)
May 13 John Johnston, British diplomat (Rhodesia, Malaysia) on this day in history.
May 13 In the year 1918 the first US airmail stamps issued (24¢)
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 in the year 1918.
May 15 In the year 1918 1st airmail postal service (NY, Phila & Wash DC)
May 15 Eddy Arnold, Henderson TN, country singer (Cattle Call, Anytime) in the year 1918.
May 15 Greek troops lands at Smyrna in the year 1918.
May 15 On this day in history the first regular airmail service (between New York, Philadelphia & Washington DC) inaugurated
May 16 Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert in the year 1918.
May 16 In the year 1918 eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64
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 On this day in history birgit Nilsson, Karup Sweden, operatic soprano (Elektra, Salome)
May 18 On this day in history john Paul II, [Karol Wojtyla], 264th Roman Catholic pope (1978- )
May 18 Neth Indian Volksraad installed in Batavia on this day in history.
May 18 On this day in history 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 In the year 1918 tNT explosion in chemical factory in Oakdale PA kills 200
May 18 Toivo Kuula, composer, dies at 34 in the year 1918.
May 19 On this day in history florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways)
May 19 In the year 1918 wash 1st Sunday game, Senators beat Cleveland 1-0 in 18 innings
May 20 On this day in history 1st electrically propelled warship (New Mexico)
May 20 On this day in history the first electrically propelled warship (the New Mexico)
May 21 House of Representatives passes amendment allowing women to vote on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1918 leonard Mullens, rubber physicist
May 22 David Land, impressario in the year 1918.
May 23 In the year 1918 bulent Arel, composer
May 23 King Oil/Shell refinery on Curaçao officially opens on this day in history.
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 in the year 1918.
May 24 In the year 1918 cleveland Indians Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19)
May 24 In the year 1918 coleman A Young, civil rights leader (Mayor-D-Detroit)
May 25 On this day in history claude Akins, Nelson GA, actor (BJ & Bear, Movin' On, Lobo)
May 26 In the year 1918 georgian Social Democratic Republic declares independence from Russia