Historical Events In 1918
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
May 13 1st US airmail stamps issued (24 cents) in the year 1918.
May 13 On this day in history john Johnston, British diplomat (Rhodesia, Malaysia)
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 On this day in history sunday baseball is made legal in Wash DC
May 15 1st airmail postal service (NY, Phila & Wash DC) in the year 1918.
May 15 On this day in history 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 Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert on this day in history.
May 16 On this day in history 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 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 Netherlands Indian Volksraad installed in Batavia in the year 1918.
May 18 The birth of Pope John Paul II, Head of the Catholic Church on this day in history.
May 18 TNT explosion in chemical factory in Oakdale PA kills 200 on this day in history.
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 Wash 1st Sunday game, Senators beat Cleveland 1-0 in 18 innings on this day in history.
May 20 On this day in history 1st electrically propelled warship (New Mexico)
May 20 The first electrically propelled warship (the New Mexico) in the year 1918.
May 21 House of Representatives passes amendment allowing women to vote on this day in history.
May 21 Leonard Mullens, rubber physicist in the year 1918.
May 22 In the year 1918 david Land, impressario
May 23 Bulent Arel, composer on this day in history.
May 23 In the year 1918 king Oil/Shell refinery on Curaçao officially opens
May 23 King Oil/Shell refinery on Curacao officially opens on this day in history.
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 On this day in history coleman A Young, civil rights leader (Mayor-D-Detroit)
May 25 In the year 1918 claude Akins, Nelson GA, actor (BJ & Bear, Movin' On, Lobo)
May 26 In the year 1918 georgian Social Democratic Republic declares independence from Russia