Historical Events In 1918
Wednesday, 13 November 2019
Oct 06 In the year 1918 uS ship Otranto sinks between Scotland & Ireland, 425 die
Oct 07 C Hubert H Parry, Engl musicologist/composer (Jerusalem), dies at 70 in the year 1918.
Oct 07 On this day in history guido Aristarco, film critic
Oct 08 Capt. Coulson Norman Mitchell (4th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Cambrai, France in the year 1918.
Oct 08 Ron Randell, Sydney Australia, actor (Loves of Carmen, I am a Camera) in the year 1918.
Oct 08 In the year 1918 sgt Alvin York single-handedly kills 25, captures 132 Germans
Oct 09 In the year 1918 e Howard Hunt, Hamburg NY, involved in Watergate break-in
Oct 09 In the year 1918 michail V Alekseyev, Russian general (WW I), murdered at 60
Oct 10 In the year 1918 baden's Geisz forms govt
Oct 10 On this day in history bobby Byrne, Columbus Ohio, orch leader (Club Seven)
Oct 11 Jerome Robbins, [Rabinowitz], NY, choreographer (Tony-West Side Story) in the year 1918.
Oct 11 Lt. Wallace L. Algie (20th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Cambrai, France on this day in history.
Oct 11 In the year 1918 major Tsumani shakes Caribbean
Oct 12 In the year 1918 1st use of iron lung (Boston's Children Hospital)
Oct 12 On this day in history cloquet Minn and 25 other communities destroyed by forest fire, 559 die
Oct 12 On this day in history emil Cossetto, composer
Oct 12 On this day in history first use of iron lung (Boston's Children Hospital)
Oct 13 Gerrit Engelke, German writer (Briefer der Liebe), dies on this day in history.
Oct 13 Jack MacGowran, Dublin Ireland, actor (King Lear, Exorcist) on this day in history.
Oct 14 Doug Ring, cricketer (Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's) in the year 1918.
Oct 15 On this day in history british Q-ship Cymric sinks British submarine J6
Oct 16 On this day in history bill Nichols, (Rep-D-AL, 1967- )
Oct 16 On this day in history felix Arndt, composer, dies at 29
Oct 17 De Kooy airport in Netherlands opens on this day in history.
Oct 17 In the year 1918 gordon White, cricketer (WW I Superb S African batsman 1905-12), dies
Oct 17 On this day in history yugoslavia proclaims itself a republic
Oct 18 Bobby Troup, Harrisburg Pa, pianist/actor (Emergency, Acapulco) on this day in history.
Oct 18 In the year 1918 czechoslovakia declares Independence from Austro-Hungarian Empire
Oct 19 Joseph Lesage, French painter/etcher (WW I), dies at 34 on this day in history.
Oct 19 On this day in history louis Althusser, French philosopher (For Marx, Strangled His Wife)
Oct 20 In the year 1918 anton Diffring, Koblenz Germany, actor (Assignment Vienna)
Oct 20 In the year 1918 germans, aimed at an armistice, Germans agree to further concessions
Oct 21 Margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for 1 min on this day in history.
Oct 21 On this day in history the Mount Royal Tunnel, Montreal, is opened for regular traffic by the Canadian Northern Railway.