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Historical Events In 1918

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

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   On this day in history the first US airmail stamps issued (24¢)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1918.  

May 15   The first regular airmail service (between New York, Philadelphia & Washington DC) inaugurated in the year 1918.  

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   In the year 1918 the Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the U.S. Congress, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense.  

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 in the year 1918.  

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

May 18   On this day in history the birth of Pope John Paul II, Head of the Catholic Church  

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   On this day in history florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways)  

May 19   On this day in history wash 1st Sunday game, Senators beat Cleveland 1-0 in 18 innings  

May 20   1st electrically propelled warship (New Mexico) on this day in history.  

May 20   The first electrically propelled warship (the New Mexico) in the year 1918.  

May 21   In the year 1918 house of Representatives passes amendment allowing women to vote  

May 21   Leonard Mullens, rubber physicist on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1918 david Land, impressario  

May 23   On this day in history bulent Arel, composer  

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   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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1918

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

Jan 01   In the year 1918 birth of patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)  

Jan 02   Willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

Jan 05   In the year 1918 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   In the year 1918 birth of caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party)  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42 in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1918 michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 09   In the year 1918 death of Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)  

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   In the year 1918 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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