Historical Events In 1918
Monday, 09 December 2019
Jul 12 In the year 1918 japanese battleship explodes in Bay of Tokayama, 500 killed
Jul 14 In the year 1918 arthur Laurents, NYC, playwright (West Side Story, Gypsy)
Jul 14 On this day in history dutch govt reclaims South seas
Jul 14 In the year 1918 jay Forrester, a pioneer in computer memory, was born . Forrester studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he later became a professor and researcher. In 1945
Jul 14 The birth of Ingmar Bergman, Swedish director on this day in history.
Jul 15 On this day in history 2nd Battle of Marne began during WW I
Jul 15 On this day in history lord Buxton of Alsa, CEO (ITV)
Jul 16 Nicholas II Russian tsar, and family are executed on this day in history.
Jul 17 On this day in history aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II, executed at 13
Jul 17 On this day in history longest errorless game, Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 21 innings
Jul 17 SS Carpathia. One of the more well known names, more from assisting the Titanic than from her own sinking, she was of 13,603 tons and built for Cunard by Swan and Hunter on the Tyne in 1902. She was attacked by the German submarine U55, 170 miles west of Bishops Rock, while outward bound to Boston, USA, from Liverpool, a service which had been decided would continue to be maintained in wartime conditions. She was hit by three torpdeoes. Five engine room staff were killed directly by the impact and explosions but 215 crew and all 57 passengers were saved and rescued by the sloop HMS Snowdrop in the year 1918.
Jul 18 In the year 1918 jane Frazee, Duluth Minn, actress/singer (Alice-Beulah)
Jul 18 The birth of Nelson Mandella, South African President on this day in history.
Jul 18 US & French forces launch Aisne-Marne offensive in WW I in the year 1918.
Jul 19 German armies retreat across Marne River in France (WW I) on this day in history.
Jul 19 Joost van Vollenhoven, Neth, gov-gen (French West-Africa), dies on this day in history.
Jul 19 The birth of Samuel Colt, US inventor of the Colt 45 revolver in the year 1918.
Jul 20 In the year 1918 world War I: German troops cross the Marne.
Jul 21 On this day in history u-156 shells Nauset Beach, in Orleans, Massachusetts.
Jul 22 In the year 1918 lightning kills 504 sheep in Utah's Wasatch National Park
Jul 22 Pim [Albrecht W] Lyre, Dutch lawyer/son of prince Henry on this day in history.
Jul 24 Ruggiero Ricci, SF Calif, composer/violinist (Paganini) on this day in history.
Jul 24 In the year 1918 sgt. Richard Charles TRAVIS, 2nd Battalion, Otago Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Hebuterne, France
Jul 25 On this day in history annette Adams sworn in as 1st woman district attorney of US, Calif
Jul 25 On this day in history annette Adams sworn in as first woman district attorney of US, Calif
Jul 25 In the year 1918 carlos Guido y Spano, Argentine poet (Mexico, canto epico), dies
Jul 25 In the year 1918 nan Grey, [Eschal Miller], actress (3 Grief Girl, Dracula's Daughters)
Jul 25 In the year 1918 race riot in Chester Pennsylvania (3 blacks & 2 whites killed)
Jul 26 On this day in history eduard "Mick" Mannock, British WW I flyer (Victoria Cross), dies
Jul 26 On this day in history marjorie Lord, American actress
Jul 26 In the year 1918 race riot in Philadelphia (3 whites & 1 black killed)
Jul 27 Eero Aukusti Sipila, composer in the year 1918.
Jul 27 Socony 200, 1st concrete barge in US, launched to carry oil, NY in the year 1918.
Jul 27 Socony 200, first concrete barge in US, launched to carry oil, NY in the year 1918.