Historical Events In 1918
Sunday, 19 January 2020
May 13 1st US airmail stamps issued (24 cents) in the year 1918.
May 13 John Johnston, British diplomat (Rhodesia, Malaysia) in the year 1918.
May 13 The first US airmail stamps issued (24¢) in the year 1918.
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 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1918.
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 In the year 1918 birgit Nilsson, Karup Sweden, operatic soprano (Elektra, Salome)
May 18 In the year 1918 john Paul II, [Karol Wojtyla], 264th Roman Catholic pope (1978- )
May 18 On this day in history neth Indian Volksraad installed in Batavia
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 TNT explosion in chemical factory in Oakdale PA kills 200 on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
May 19 In the year 1918 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 In the year 1918 house of Representatives passes amendment allowing women to vote
May 21 In the year 1918 leonard Mullens, rubber physicist
May 22 David Land, impressario on this day in history.
May 23 Bulent Arel, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 Coleman A Young, civil rights leader (Mayor-D-Detroit) on this day in history.
May 25 In the year 1918 claude Akins, Nelson GA, actor (BJ & Bear, Movin' On, Lobo)
May 26 Georgian Social Democratic Republic declares independence from Russia in the year 1918.