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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1918

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1918 birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

Jan 01   Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 02   In the year 1918 birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

Jan 03   Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party)  

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 in the year 1918.  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42  

Jan 06   On this day in history georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72  

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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 28   John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies in the year 1918.  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 in the year 1918.  

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 in the year 1918.  

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