February 1918 calendar

February 1918

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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 February 1918: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1918?


  • 01 Feb 1918 Russia adopts Gregorian calender
  • 03 Feb 1918 The Twin Peaks Tunnel in San Francisco, California begins service as the longest streetcar tunnel in the world at 11,920 feet (3,633 meters) long.
  • 05 Feb 1918 Separation of church and state begins in the USSR
  • 06 Feb 1918 Britain grants women (30 and over) the vote.
  • 09 Feb 1918 Army chaplain school organized at Fort Monroe Virginia.
  • 14 Feb 1918 H Atteridge and S Rombergs musical "Sinbad" premieres in New York City, New York.
  • 15 Feb 1918 Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania adopt the Gregorian calendar.
  • 16 Feb 1918 The Council of Lithuania unanimously adopts the Act of Independence, declaring Lithuania an independent state.
  • 21 Feb 1918 Australians chase Turkish troop out of Jericho, Dutch Palestine.
  • 22 Feb 1918 Germany claims Baltic states, Finland and Ukraine from Russia.
  • 23 Feb 1918 First victory of Red Army over the Kaiser's German troops near Narva and Pskov. In honor of this victory, the date is celebrated from 1923 onward as ''Red Army Day''; it is renamed Defender of the Fatherland Day after the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, and is colloquially known as ''Men's Day''.
  • 24 Feb 1918 After 7 centuries of foreign rule, Estonia declares its independence from the Russian Empire. Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia also declare their independence from the Russian Empire but as the Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic.
  • 26 Feb 1918 Stands at Hong Kong Jockey Club collapse and burn, killing 604.
  • 06 Feb 1918 British women over the age of 30 who meet minimum property qualifications, get the right to vote when Representation of the People Act 1918 is passed by Parliament.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Livery Stable Blues
  2. - Mighty Lak' a Rose
  3. - Where the Morning Glories Grow
  4. - The Battle Hymn of the Republic
  5. - I'm Crazy Over Every Girl in France


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?