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Historical Events In 1918

Sunday, 17 November 2019

May 13   1st US airmail stamps issued (24 cents) in the year 1918.  

May 13   John Johnston, British diplomat (Rhodesia, Malaysia) on this day in history.  

May 13   The first US airmail stamps issued (24¢) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 15   In the year 1918 eddy Arnold, Henderson TN, country singer (Cattle Call, Anytime)  

May 15   On this day in history greek troops lands at Smyrna  

May 15   In the year 1918 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   Eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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   Birgit Nilsson, Karup Sweden, operatic soprano (Elektra, Salome) on this day in history.  

May 18   John Paul II, [Karol Wojtyla], 264th Roman Catholic pope (1978- ) on this day in history.  

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

May 18   In the year 1918 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   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   In the year 1918 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   In the year 1918 1st electrically propelled warship (New Mexico)  

May 20   In the year 1918 the first electrically propelled warship (the New Mexico)  

May 21   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1918 coleman A Young, civil rights leader (Mayor-D-Detroit)  

May 25   Claude Akins, Nelson GA, actor (BJ & Bear, Movin' On, Lobo) on this day in history.  

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   Willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06) was born in the year 1918.  

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

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

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born in the year 1918.  

Jan 06   Caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1918 birth of alessadro Natta, Italian political leader (Communist Party)  

Famous Deaths In 1918

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1918 sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42  

Jan 06   In the year 1918 georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72  

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

Jan 09   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1918.  

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