Historical Events In 1918
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Apr 01 In Alberta government declares total prohibition of alcoholic beverages. "the demon RUM" in the year 1918.
Apr 01 In Britain, the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Force amalgamate to form the Royal Air Force on this day in history.
Apr 01 Karl Fritjof Valentin, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Apr 03 Enrique Iturriaga, composer on this day in history.
Apr 03 On this day in history house of Representatives accepts American Creed written by William Tyler
Apr 03 In the year 1918 house of Reps accepts American Creed written by William Tyler
Apr 04 On this day in history battle of Somme ends
Apr 04 Battle of Somme, ends on this day in history.
Apr 04 On this day in history cabinet passes wartime order-in-council stipulating that every male between 16 and 60 be regularly employed.
Apr 04 In the year 1918 earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton)
Apr 04 Food riot in Amsterdam in the year 1918.
Apr 04 HMS Bittern, a British 'C' Class destroyer, built by Vickers at Barrow in Furness and completed in 1897, sunk in collision off Portland Bill, Dorset after colliding with the SS Kenilworth in the year 1918.
Apr 05 Paul Vidal de la Blanche, French geographer, dies at 73 in the year 1918.
Apr 06 Joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham) on this day in history.
Apr 07 C B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner) in the year 1918.
Apr 08 On this day in history betty Ford, First Lady of the United States
Apr 08 In the year 1918 england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force
Apr 08 On this day in history establishment of the Repatriation Department
Apr 09 Jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House) in the year 1918.
Apr 09 On this day in history latvia proclaims independence
Apr 11 Arthur Ochse, cricketer (WW I played for S Afr in 1889 aged 19), dies in the year 1918.
Apr 11 Jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber, journalist in the year 1918.
Apr 12 On this day in history 18th earl of Derby, English landowner/multi-millionaire
Apr 13 Electrical fire kills 38 mental patients at Oklahoma State Hospital on this day in history.
Apr 14 Douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane) in the year 1918.
Apr 14 Mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife) on this day in history.
Apr 15 Clemenceau publishes secret French/Austrian documents in the year 1918.
Apr 15 First Marine Aviation Force formed at Marine Flying Field, Miami, FL on this day in history.
Apr 15 John Baragrey, Haleyville AL, actor (Creeper, Colossus of NY) in the year 1918.
Apr 16 On this day in history spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers)
Apr 17 In the year 1918 anne Shirley, UK, actress (Devil & Daniel Webster, Stella Dallas)
Apr 17 The birth of William Holden, American actor in the year 1918.
Apr 18 In the year 1918 cleveland center fielder Tris Speaker turns an unassisted double play
Apr 18 Robert Zimonyi, Hungary, cox (Olympic-Hungary-bronze-1948/US-gold-64) in the year 1918.