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Historical Events In 1918

Sunday, 19 January 2020

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

May 13   John Johnston, British diplomat (Rhodesia, Malaysia) in the year 1918.  

May 13   The first US airmail stamps issued (24¢) in the year 1918.  

May 14   In the year 1918 arthur McIntyre, cricket wicket-keeper (England 3 times early 50's)  

May 14   On this day in history sunday baseball is made legal in Wash DC  

May 15   1st airmail postal service (NY, Phila & Wash DC) in the year 1918.  

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   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   Eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64 in the year 1918.  

May 16   The Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the U.S. Congress, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1918 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 in the year 1918.  

May 18   The birth of Pope John Paul II, Head of the Catholic Church in the year 1918.  

May 18   TNT explosion in chemical factory in Oakdale PA kills 200 on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history toivo Kuula, composer, dies at 34  

May 19   Florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways) on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1918 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   In the year 1918 house of Representatives passes amendment allowing women to vote  

May 21   In the year 1918 leonard Mullens, rubber physicist  

May 22   David Land, impressario on this day in history.  

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

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   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   In the year 1918 cleveland Indians Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19)  

May 24   Coleman A Young, civil rights leader (Mayor-D-Detroit) on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1918 claude Akins, Nelson GA, actor (BJ & Bear, Movin' On, Lobo)  

May 26   Georgian Social Democratic Republic declares independence from Russia in the year 1918.  

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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   In the year 1918 birth of patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)  

Jan 02   In the year 1918 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   Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Buddy Weed, Ossining NY, pianist (Penthouse Party) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of caspar MB "Cas" Baas, Dutch actor/playwright/director (Ciske the Rat)  

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   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   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died in the year 1918.  

Jan 28   In the year 1918 john McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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