Historical Events In 1918
Monday, 21 June 2021
May 11 On this day in history richard P Feynman, physicist (Feynman-diagrams/Nobel prize 1965)
May 12 Oscar Beregi Jr, Hungary, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City) on this day in history.
May 13 1st US airmail stamps issued (24 cents) on this day in history.
May 13 On this day in history john Johnston, British diplomat (Rhodesia, Malaysia)
May 13 The first US airmail stamps issued (24¢) on this day in history.
May 14 Arthur McIntyre, cricket wicket-keeper (England 3 times early 50's) in the year 1918.
May 14 Sunday baseball is made legal in Wash DC in the year 1918.
May 15 On this day in history 1st airmail postal service (NY, Phila & Wash DC)
May 15 Eddy Arnold, Henderson TN, country singer (Cattle Call, Anytime) on this day in history.
May 15 Greek troops lands at Smyrna on this day in history.
May 15 The first regular airmail service (between New York, Philadelphia & Washington DC) inaugurated on this day in history.
May 16 Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert in the year 1918.
May 16 Eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64 in the year 1918.
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 In the year 1918 birgit Nilsson, Karup Sweden, operatic soprano (Elektra, Salome)
May 18 John Paul II, [Karol Wojtyla], 264th Roman Catholic pope (1978- ) in the year 1918.
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 In the year 1918 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 In the year 1918 toivo Kuula, composer, dies at 34
May 19 Florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways) in the year 1918.
May 19 In the year 1918 wash 1st Sunday game, Senators beat Cleveland 1-0 in 18 innings
May 20 1st electrically propelled warship (New Mexico) in the year 1918.
May 20 The first electrically propelled warship (the New Mexico) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history david Land, impressario
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 King Oil/Shell refinery on Curacao officially opens in the year 1918.
May 23 In the year 1918 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.
May 24 In the year 1918 cleveland Indians Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19)
May 24 On this day in history coleman A Young, civil rights leader (Mayor-D-Detroit)