Historical Events In 1918
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
Aug 15 1st full length cartoon (Sinking of Lusitania) on this day in history.
Aug 15 First full length cartoon (The Sinking of the Lusitania) in the year 1918.
Aug 15 Florian Zabach, Chicago, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy) on this day in history.
Aug 15 In the year 1918 peter Gast, composer, dies at 64
Aug 15 US and Russia sever diplomatic ties on this day in history.
Aug 16 In the year 1918 uS troops overthrows Archangelsk
Aug 17 British troops attack Baku Azerbaijan in the year 1918.
Aug 17 Mort Marshall, NYC, actor (Cully-Dumplings) on this day in history.
Aug 17 Samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000 in the year 1918.
Aug 18 In the year 1918 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 In the year 1918 britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I
Aug 23 In the year 1918 guus [August CM] Hermus, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Soldaat van Oranje)
Aug 24 On this day in history chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)
Aug 24 Ray McIntire, chemical engineer in the year 1918.
Aug 24 Sgt. Samuel Forsyth, NZ Engineers, attached to 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Grevillers, France in the year 1918.
Aug 25 In the year 1918 leonard Bernstein, Lawrence MA, conductor/composer (West Side Story)
Aug 25 In the year 1918 the birth of Leonard Bernstein, Composer and conductor
Aug 26 In the year 1918 louis W "Louis" Stotijn, bassoonist/conductor (Residence Orchestra)
Aug 26 In the year 1918 lt. Charles S. Rutherford (5th Cdn. Infranty Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Monchy-le-Preux, France
Aug 26 W Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC in the year 1918.
Aug 27 Christy Mathewson resigns as Reds manager to accept a commission as a captain in chemical warfare branch of Army on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1918 dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia
Aug 27 On this day in history lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour)
Aug 27 Lt-Colonel William H. CLark-Kennedy (24th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Fresnes-Rouvroy, France on this day in history.
Aug 28 On this day in history alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician
Aug 28 In the year 1918 tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly
Aug 29 In the year 1918 bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive
Aug 29 On this day in history jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank
Aug 29 On this day in history max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51
Aug 30 Czechoslovakia forms independence republic in the year 1918.
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) in the year 1918.
Aug 31 On this day in history alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady)