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Historical Events In 1918

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

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

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   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   In the year 1918 the first regular airmail service (between New York, Philadelphia & Washington DC) inaugurated  

May 16   Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 18   In the year 1918 toivo Kuula, composer, dies at 34  

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 on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history 1st electrically propelled warship (New Mexico)  

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

May 21   House of Representatives passes amendment allowing women to vote on this day in history.  

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

May 22   In the year 1918 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history cleveland Indians Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19)  

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer, (WR 100m, 1:04.06)  

Jan 01   Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1918 birth of jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy)  

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

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   Sijbe K Bakker, vicar/theologist (Christian-Socialism), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history michael Hertz, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 09   Émile Reynaud, French scientist (b. 1844) died in the year 1918.  

Jan 24   George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871) died on this day in history.  

Jan 28   John McCrae, Canadian poet/physician, dies in the year 1918.  

Feb 02   John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59 in the year 1918.  

Feb 06   In the year 1918 gustav Klimt, Austrian painter/cartoonist, dies at 55  

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