Historical Events In 1918
Sunday, 24 May 2020
Apr 01 England's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force on this day in history.
Apr 01 HMS Falcon, a Royal Navy 'C' Class destroyer sunk in collision in the North Sea with the trawler John Fitzgerald in the year 1918.
Apr 01 In Alberta government declares total prohibition of alcoholic beverages. "the demon RUM" in the year 1918.
Apr 01 On this day in history in Britain, the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Force amalgamate to form the Royal Air Force.
Apr 01 On this day in history karl Fritjof Valentin, composer, dies at 64
Apr 03 In the year 1918 enrique Iturriaga, composer
Apr 03 House of Representatives accepts American Creed written by William Tyler on this day in history.
Apr 03 House of Reps accepts American Creed written by William Tyler on this day in history.
Apr 04 On this day in history battle of Somme ends
Apr 04 In the year 1918 battle of Somme, ends
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 Earl Jellicoe, chancellor (U of Southhampton) on this day in history.
Apr 04 Food riot in Amsterdam on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 05 In the year 1918 paul Vidal de la Blanche, French geographer, dies at 73
Apr 06 Joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham) in the year 1918.
Apr 07 C B Bertie Clarke, cricketer (Barbados & West Indian leg-spinner) on this day in history.
Apr 08 On this day in history betty Ford, First Lady of the United States
Apr 08 On this day in history england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force
Apr 08 In the year 1918 establishment of the Repatriation Department
Apr 09 Jorn Utzon, Danish architect (Sydney Opera House) in the year 1918.
Apr 09 In the year 1918 latvia proclaims independence
Apr 11 Arthur Ochse, cricketer (WW I played for S Afr in 1889 aged 19), dies on this day in history.
Apr 11 In the year 1918 jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber, journalist
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 in the year 1918.
Apr 14 Douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane) on this day in history.
Apr 14 In the year 1918 mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife)
Apr 15 On this day in history clemenceau publishes secret French/Austrian documents
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) on this day in history.
Apr 16 Spike Milligan, India, actor/comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers) on this day in history.
Apr 17 In the year 1918 anne Shirley, UK, actress (Devil & Daniel Webster, Stella Dallas)
Apr 17 The birth of William Holden, American actor on this day in history.