Historical Events In 1918
Monday, 04 July 2022
Aug 15 1st full length cartoon (Sinking of Lusitania) on this day in history.
Aug 15 On this day in history first full length cartoon (The Sinking of the Lusitania)
Aug 15 On this day in history florian Zabach, Chicago, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy)
Aug 15 In the year 1918 peter Gast, composer, dies at 64
Aug 15 US and Russia sever diplomatic ties in the year 1918.
Aug 16 US troops overthrows Archangelsk in the year 1918.
Aug 17 On this day in history british troops attack Baku Azerbaijan
Aug 17 On this day in history mort Marshall, NYC, actor (Cully-Dumplings)
Aug 17 On this day in history samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000
Aug 18 On this day in history elsa Morante, writer
Aug 19 Irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Aug 19 James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist in the year 1918.
Aug 20 Britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I in the year 1918.
Aug 23 Guus [August CM] Hermus, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Soldaat van Oranje) in the year 1918.
Aug 24 Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2) on this day in history.
Aug 24 Ray McIntire, chemical engineer in the year 1918.
Aug 24 On this day in history sgt. Samuel Forsyth, NZ Engineers, attached to 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Grevillers, France
Aug 25 On this day in history leonard Bernstein, Lawrence MA, conductor/composer (West Side Story)
Aug 25 The birth of Leonard Bernstein, Composer and conductor on this day in history.
Aug 26 On this day in history louis W "Louis" Stotijn, bassoonist/conductor (Residence Orchestra)
Aug 26 Lt. Charles S. Rutherford (5th Cdn. Infranty Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Monchy-le-Preux, France on this day in history.
Aug 26 In the year 1918 w Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC
Aug 27 On this day in history christy Mathewson resigns as Reds manager to accept a commission as a captain in chemical warfare branch of Army
Aug 27 On this day in history dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia
Aug 27 On this day in history lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour)
Aug 27 On this day in history lt-Colonel William H. CLark-Kennedy (24th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Fresnes-Rouvroy, France
Aug 28 Alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician on this day in history.
Aug 28 Tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly on this day in history.
Aug 29 In the year 1918 bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive
Aug 29 In the year 1918 jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank
Aug 29 In the year 1918 max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51
Aug 30 In the year 1918 czechoslovakia forms independence republic
Aug 30 Ted Williams, American baseball player, last player in MLB to bat over .400 in a single season (Red Sox, AL MVP '46, '49; Trip Crown '42, '47) on this day in history.
Aug 31 Alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady) on this day in history.