Historical Events In 1918
Saturday, 04 July 2020
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) 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 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 In the year 1918 1st airmail postal service (NY, Phila & Wash DC)
May 15 Eddy Arnold, Henderson TN, country singer (Cattle Call, Anytime) in the year 1918.
May 15 On this day in history greek troops lands at Smyrna
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 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 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 in the year 1918.
May 18 Netherlands Indian Volksraad installed in Batavia on this day in history.
May 18 The birth of Pope John Paul II, Head of the Catholic Church in the year 1918.
May 18 In the year 1918 tNT explosion in chemical factory in Oakdale PA kills 200
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 On this day in history 1st electrically propelled warship (New Mexico)
May 20 In the year 1918 the first electrically propelled warship (the New Mexico)
May 21 In the year 1918 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 In the year 1918 king Oil/Shell refinery on Curaçao officially opens
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 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) in the year 1918.