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)