Historical Events In 1918
Sunday, 03 July 2022
May 11 On this day in history richard P Feynman, physicist (Feynman-diagrams/Nobel prize 1965)
May 12 Oscar Beregi Jr, Hungary, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City) in the year 1918.
May 13 1st US airmail stamps issued (24 cents) on this day in history.
May 13 On this day in history john Johnston, British diplomat (Rhodesia, Malaysia)
May 13 In the year 1918 the first US airmail stamps issued (24¢)
May 14 On this day in history arthur McIntyre, cricket wicket-keeper (England 3 times early 50's)
May 14 Sunday baseball is made legal in Wash DC on this day in history.
May 15 1st airmail postal service (NY, Phila & Wash DC) on this day in history.
May 15 Eddy Arnold, Henderson TN, country singer (Cattle Call, Anytime) in the year 1918.
May 15 Greek troops lands at Smyrna on this day in history.
May 15 The first regular airmail service (between New York, Philadelphia & Washington DC) inaugurated in the year 1918.
May 16 Edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert in the year 1918.
May 16 Eusapia Palladino, Napolitan, dies at 64 on this day in history.
May 16 The Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the U.S. Congress, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense on this day in history.
May 17 In the year 1918 birgit Nilsson, Karup Sweden, operatic soprano (Elektra, Salome)
May 18 In the year 1918 john Paul II, [Karol Wojtyla], 264th Roman Catholic pope (1978- )
May 18 Neth Indian Volksraad installed in Batavia on this day in history.
May 18 Netherlands Indian Volksraad installed in Batavia on this day in history.
May 18 On this day in history the birth of Pope John Paul II, Head of the Catholic Church
May 18 In the year 1918 tNT explosion in chemical factory in Oakdale PA kills 200
May 18 On this day in history toivo Kuula, composer, dies at 34
May 19 Florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways) on this day in history.
May 19 Wash 1st Sunday game, Senators beat Cleveland 1-0 in 18 innings on this day in history.
May 20 On this day in history 1st electrically propelled warship (New Mexico)
May 20 The first electrically propelled warship (the New Mexico) on this day in history.
May 21 House of Representatives passes amendment allowing women to vote in the year 1918.
May 21 Leonard Mullens, rubber physicist on this day in history.
May 22 In the year 1918 david Land, impressario
May 23 In the year 1918 bulent Arel, composer
May 23 King Oil/Shell refinery on Curaçao officially opens on this day in history.
May 23 On this day in history king Oil/Shell refinery on Curacao officially opens
May 23 In the year 1918 sS Moldavia, lost off Littlehampton, Sussex. This P & O ship of 9,500 tons was requisitioned in 1915 and converted to an auxilliary cruiser and commissioned by the British Admiralty. Later she was used as a troopship after the USA joined the war and while carrying troops to France she was torpedoed. Most soldiers were rescued but 56 lost their lives.
May 24 Cleveland Indians Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19) on this day in history.
May 24 In the year 1918 coleman A Young, civil rights leader (Mayor-D-Detroit)