Historical Events In 1918
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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.
Apr 20 On this day in history manfred von Richthofen, aka The Red Baron, shoots down his 79th and 80th victims marking his final victories before his death the following day.
Apr 20 On this day in history reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies
Apr 20 On this day in history the Canadian Government calls up men from ages of 20 to 22 for military service.
Apr 21 "Red Baron", [Manfred von Richtofen], shot down in WW I at 25 in the year 1918.
Apr 21 "Red" Baron Manfred von Richtofen, killed in WW I in the year 1918.
Apr 21 World War I: German fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen, known as "The Red Baron", is shot down and killed over Vaux sur Somme in France on this day in history.
Apr 22 Mickey Vernon, baseball player on this day in history.
Apr 23 On this day in history battle of Zeebrugge ends
Apr 23 In the year 1918 percy Thomson Dean, lt-commander, killed at Zeebrugge, dies
Apr 23 On this day in history uSS Stewart destroys German submarine off France
Apr 25 On this day in history astrid Varnay, Stockholm Sweden, soprano (Met Opera 1941-56)
Apr 25 Australians drive Germans from Villers-Bretonneux, France on this day in history.
Apr 25 In the year 1918 the birth of Ella Fitzgerald, US jazz singer
Apr 27 Giants' 9-0 winning start & Dodgers' 0-9 losing streak are stopped on this day in history.
Apr 27 In the year 1918 john Alfred Scali, journalist/correspondent (ABC)
Apr 27 Lt. George Burdon McKean (14th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Gavrelle France on this day in history.
Apr 29 Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian murderer of arch duke Ferdinand, dies at 22 on this day in history.
Apr 29 On this day in history mervyn Roye Harvey, cricketer (brother of Neil, Test for Australia)
Apr 29 Tris Speaker ties career outfield record of 4 unassisted double plays on this day in history.
Apr 30 Orange Nassau soccer team forms in Groningen in the year 1918.
Apr 30 In the year 1918 w Donald McNeill, tennis champ (US Open-1940)
May 02 Frederick Archibauld Warner, diplomat on this day in history.
May 02 On this day in history general Motors acquires the Chevrolet Motor Company of Delaware.
May 03 On this day in history charlie Soong, Christian Missionary
May 04 In the year 1918 kakuei Tanaka, Japanese PM (1972-74), convicted of bribe-taking
May 04 Yankees set record with 8 sacrifices, beat Red Sox's Babe Ruth 5-4 in the year 1918.
May 05 In the year 1918 erbie Bowser, pianist
May 06 On this day in history godfrey Ridout, composer
May 07 Argeliers Leon, composer on this day in history.
May 09 Mike Wallace, Brookline Mass, newscaster (Biography, 60 Minutes) on this day in history.
May 10 HMS Vindictive sunk to block entrance of Ostend Harbor in the year 1918.
May 11 On this day in history 44th Kentucky Derby: William Knapp on Exterminator wins in 2:10.8