April 1918 calendar

April 1918

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1918.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1918: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1918?


  • 01 Apr 1918 The Royal Air Force is created by the merger of the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service.
  • 03 Apr 1918 House of Representatives accepts American Creed written by William Tyler.
  • 04 Apr 1918 Food riot in Amsterdam.
  • 05 Apr 1918 The US Treasury offers the Third Liberty Loan seeking $3 billion in bonds paying 4.5 percent interest.
  • 09 Apr 1918 Latvia proclaims independence from Russia.
  • 13 Apr 1918 Electrical fire kills 38 mental patients at Oklahoma State Hospital.
  • 14 Apr 1918 Douglas Campbell is first US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane).
  • 15 Apr 1918 Clemenceau publishes secret French / Austrian documents
  • 18 Apr 1918 Cleveland center fielder Tris Speaker turns an unassisted double play.
  • 21 Apr 1918 World War I: German fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen, better known as "The Red Baron", is shot down and killed over Vaux-sur-Somme in France.
  • 23 Apr 1918 National Urban League forms.
  • 29 Apr 1918 Tris Speaker ties career outfield record of four unassisted double plays.
  • 30 Apr 1918 Orange Nassau soccer team forms in Groningen.
  • 06 Apr 1918 Finnish Civil War: The battle of Tampere ends.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1918?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Liberty Bell (It's Time to Ring Again)
  2. - Maytime Waltz (Will You Remember?)
  3. - I'm Going to Follow the Boys
  4. - Long Boy
  5. - Indianola


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?