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Historical Events In 1918

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

May 13   On this day in history 1st US airmail stamps issued (24 cents)  

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

May 13   In the year 1918 the first US airmail stamps issued (24¢)  

May 14   Arthur McIntyre, cricket wicket-keeper (England 3 times early 50's) on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1918 sunday baseball is made legal in Wash DC  

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   On this day in history greek troops lands at Smyrna  

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   In the year 1918 eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64  

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   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 on this day in history.  

May 19   Florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways) in the year 1918.  

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

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

May 20   The first electrically propelled warship (the New Mexico) in the year 1918.  

May 21   On this day in history house of Representatives passes amendment allowing women to vote  

May 21   Leonard Mullens, rubber physicist in the year 1918.  

May 22   On this day in history david Land, impressario  

May 23   Bulent Arel, composer on this day in history.  

May 23   King Oil/Shell refinery on Curaçao officially opens in the year 1918.  

May 23   King Oil/Shell refinery on Curacao officially opens on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history 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   Cleveland Indians Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19) on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history coleman A Young, civil rights leader (Mayor-D-Detroit)  

May 25   Claude Akins, Nelson GA, actor (BJ & Bear, Movin' On, Lobo) in the year 1918.  

May 26   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history birth of willi Graf, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

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 in the year 1918.  

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

Jan 06   Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72 in the year 1918.  

Jan 08   Michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1918.  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844)  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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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