Historical Events In 1918
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Aug 15 In the year 1918 1st full length cartoon (Sinking of Lusitania)
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) in the year 1918.
Aug 15 In the year 1918 peter Gast, composer, dies at 64
Aug 15 On this day in history uS and Russia sever diplomatic ties
Aug 16 On this day in history uS troops overthrows Archangelsk
Aug 17 In the year 1918 british troops attack Baku Azerbaijan
Aug 17 Mort Marshall, NYC, actor (Cully-Dumplings) in the year 1918.
Aug 17 Samuel Riddle buys Man o'War for $5,000 on this day in history.
Aug 18 Elsa Morante, writer on this day in history.
Aug 19 Irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank," premieres in NYC in the year 1918.
Aug 19 James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist on this day in history.
Aug 20 Britain opens offensive on Western front during WW I on this day in history.
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) in the year 1918.
Aug 24 On this day in history ray McIntire, chemical engineer
Aug 24 In the year 1918 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 in the year 1918.
Aug 26 Louis W "Louis" Stotijn, bassoonist/conductor (Residence Orchestra) on this day in history.
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 W Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Aug 27 Christy Mathewson resigns as Reds manager to accept a commission as a captain in chemical warfare branch of Army in the year 1918.
Aug 27 On this day in history dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia
Aug 27 In the year 1918 lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour)
Aug 27 In the year 1918 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 in the year 1918.
Aug 28 In the year 1918 tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly
Aug 29 Bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive in the year 1918.
Aug 29 Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank in the year 1918.
Aug 29 On this day in history max Dauthendey, writer, dies at 51
Aug 30 Czechoslovakia forms independence republic on this day in history.
Aug 30 In the year 1918 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)
Aug 31 On this day in history alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady)