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Historical Events In 1918

Monday, 21 June 2021

May 11   On this day in history richard P Feynman, physicist (Feynman-diagrams/Nobel prize 1965)  

May 12   Oscar Beregi Jr, Hungary, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City) on this day in history.  

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   The first US airmail stamps issued (24¢) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1918.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 15   The first regular airmail service (between New York, Philadelphia & Washington DC) inaugurated on this day in history.  

May 16   Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert in the year 1918.  

May 16   Eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64 in the year 1918.  

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   On this day in history netherlands Indian Volksraad installed in Batavia  

May 18   In the year 1918 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   Florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways) in the year 1918.  

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

May 20   1st electrically propelled warship (New Mexico) in the year 1918.  

May 20   The first electrically propelled warship (the New Mexico) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history david Land, impressario  

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   King Oil/Shell refinery on Curacao officially opens in the year 1918.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1918 birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

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 in the year 1918.  

Jan 03   In the year 1918 birth of maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1918 birth of buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died in the year 1918.  

Jan 24   In the year 1918 death of george Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871)  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history 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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