Historical Events In 1918
Thursday, 01 October 2020
May 11 In the year 1918 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) in the year 1918.
May 13 On this day in history john Johnston, British diplomat (Rhodesia, Malaysia)
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 On this day in history 1st airmail postal service (NY, Phila & Wash DC)
May 15 On this day in history eddy Arnold, Henderson TN, country singer (Cattle Call, Anytime)
May 15 Greek troops lands at Smyrna on this day in history.
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 In the year 1918 eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64
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 John Paul II, [Karol Wojtyla], 264th Roman Catholic pope (1978- ) in the year 1918.
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 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 Toivo Kuula, composer, dies at 34 in the year 1918.
May 19 Florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways) on this day in history.
May 19 Wash 1st Sunday game, Senators beat Cleveland 1-0 in 18 innings on this day in history.
May 20 In the year 1918 1st electrically propelled warship (New Mexico)
May 20 The first electrically propelled warship (the New Mexico) on this day in history.
May 21 On this day in history house of Representatives passes amendment allowing women to vote
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 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 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 Coleman A Young, civil rights leader (Mayor-D-Detroit) on this day in history.