Historical Events In 1918
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
May 25 On this day in history claude Akins, Nelson GA, actor (BJ & Bear, Movin' On, Lobo)
May 26 On this day in history georgian Social Democratic Republic declares independence from Russia
May 26 Kyarra, torpedoed by a German submarine UB57 2 miles off Anvil Point off the Dorset coast while on a voyage from London to Sydney with a general cargo. 6 lives were lost on this day in history.
May 27 On this day in history battle of Aisne
May 27 In the year 1918 henry Adams, US literature historian (Esther), dies at 80
May 27 In the year 1918 yasuhiro Nakasone, premier of Japan (1982-87)
May 28 In the year 1918 tatars declares Azerbaijan, in Russian Caucasus, independent
May 29 Herb Shriner, humorist/TV host (Herb Shriner Show) on this day in history.
May 30 Georgi V Plechanov, Russian revolutionary theorist, dies in the year 1918.
May 31 On this day in history general Monash succeeds Birdwood as GOC Australian Corps
May 31 On this day in history hMS Fairy, Built by Fairfields at Govan, Glasgow this 'C' Class destroyer of about 400 tons rammed the German submarine UC75 off the Yorkshire coast. The Uboat had previously been rammed by the steamer Blaydonian, damaging the casing. The Uboat then surfaced and at first the Commanding Officer of Fairy thought the submarine must be Royal Navy but the normal challenge was not replied to. Fairy then rammed the uboat at the stern because if the boat was British the crew would have time to get out. It then became quite quite clear the boat was German so HMS Fairy rammed her hard just forward of the conning tower. Two of the men from the submarine jumped on to the forecastle of the destroyer and the other twelve crew were rescued from the water. The submarine sank but the bows of the destroyer were seriously damaged as the submarine was a much bigger vessel than HMS Fairy and she, herself, later sank.
Jun 01 Excelsior Maassluis soccer team forms in Maassluis on this day in history.
Jun 01 In the year 1918 friedrich Richard Faltin, composer, dies at 83
Jun 03 On this day in history patrick Cargill, actor (Help, Hammerhead)
Jun 03 In the year 1918 supreme Court rules child labor laws unconstitutional
Jun 04 In the year 1918 leRoy Walker, Atlanta Ga, CEO (US Olympic Committee)
Jun 04 In the year 1918 m Wolf discovers asteroid #894 Erda
Jun 05 Branimir Sakac, composer on this day in history.
Jun 06 On this day in history battle of Belleau Wood, 1st US victory of WW I
Jun 06 Battle of Belleau Wood, first US victory of WW I on this day in history.
Jun 06 Maria Montez, Dominican Rep, actress (Arabian Nights) in the year 1918.
Jun 07 Irene Vorrink, Dutch minister (health & environment) in the year 1918.
Jun 08 Nova Aquila, brightest nova since Kepler's nova of 1604, discovered on this day in history.
Jun 08 Robert Preston, Newton MA, actor (Music Man, Mame, Last Starfighter) on this day in history.
Jun 09 Rob de Vries, Dutch WW II resistance fighter/dir/actor (Ciske de Rat) on this day in history.
Jun 10 Arrigio Enrico Boito, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Jun 10 Barry Morse, actor (Fugitive-Lt Philip Gerard, Winds of War) in the year 1918.
Jun 12 1st airplane bombing raid by an American unit, France on this day in history.
Jun 12 The first airplane bombing raid by an American unit, France in the year 1918.
Jun 13 Ben Johnson, Foraker Okla, actor (Chisum, Battle Force, Dillinger) on this day in history.
Jun 13 In the year 1918 phillies & Cards tie 8-8 in 19 innings
Jun 14 Carter Harman, composer in the year 1918.
Jun 15 1" of snow falls in Northern Pennsylvania in the year 1918.
Jun 15 50th running of Belmont Stakes (Johren wins) on this day in history.