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Historical Events In 1918

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

May 13   1st US airmail stamps issued (24 cents) on this day in history.  

May 13   John Johnston, British diplomat (Rhodesia, Malaysia) in the year 1918.  

May 13   In the year 1918 the first US airmail stamps issued (24¢)  

May 14   On this day in history 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) in the year 1918.  

May 15   Eddy Arnold, Henderson TN, country singer (Cattle Call, Anytime) in the year 1918.  

May 15   On this day in history greek troops lands at Smyrna  

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   On this day in history eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64  

May 16   The Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the U.S. Congress, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense on this day in history.  

May 17   Birgit Nilsson, Karup Sweden, operatic soprano (Elektra, Salome) in the year 1918.  

May 18   In the year 1918 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   Netherlands Indian Volksraad installed in Batavia in the year 1918.  

May 18   The birth of Pope John Paul II, Head of the Catholic Church in the year 1918.  

May 18   On this day in history tNT explosion in chemical factory in Oakdale PA kills 200  

May 18   On this day in history 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   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   Leonard Mullens, rubber physicist on this day in history.  

May 22   David Land, impressario in the year 1918.  

May 23   In the year 1918 bulent Arel, composer  

May 23   In the year 1918 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   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   On this day in history cleveland Indians Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19)  

May 24   Coleman A Young, civil rights leader (Mayor-D-Detroit) on this day in history.  

May 25   Claude Akins, Nelson GA, actor (BJ & Bear, Movin' On, Lobo) in the year 1918.  

May 26   On this day in history georgian Social Democratic Republic declares independence from Russia  

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Famous Birthdays In 1918

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)  

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1918 birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1918 sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42  

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 in the year 1918.  

Jan 08   On this day in history michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 09   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died on this day in history.  

Jan 24   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1918 john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

Feb 02   On this day in history john L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59  

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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