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Historical Events In 1918

Sunday, 07 March 2021

May 11   Richard P Feynman, physicist (Feynman-diagrams/Nobel prize 1965) in the year 1918.  

May 12   In the year 1918 oscar Beregi Jr, Hungary, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City)  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1918 sunday baseball is made legal in Wash DC  

May 15   1st airmail postal service (NY, Phila & Wash DC) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert  

May 16   Eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

May 17   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

May 18   TNT explosion in chemical factory in Oakdale PA kills 200 in the year 1918.  

May 18   In the year 1918 toivo Kuula, composer, dies at 34  

May 19   In the year 1918 florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways)  

May 19   Wash 1st Sunday game, Senators beat Cleveland 1-0 in 18 innings in the year 1918.  

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   Bulent Arel, composer in the year 1918.  

May 23   On this day in history king Oil/Shell refinery on Curaçao officially opens  

May 23   In the year 1918 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 on this day in history.  

May 24   Cleveland Indians Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19) on this day in history.  

May 24   In the year 1918 coleman A Young, civil rights leader (Mayor-D-Detroit)  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

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 in the year 1918.  

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