July 1918 calendar

July 1918

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1918?


  • 03 Jul 1918 The Siberian Expedition is launched to extract the Czechoslovak Legion from the Russian Civil War.
  • 04 Jul 1918 Altar dedicated at full-scale replica of Stonehenge at Maryhill, Washington.
  • 09 Jul 1918 Congress creates Distinguished Service Medal
  • 10 Jul 1918 Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic established.
  • 12 Jul 1918 Japanese battleship explodes in Bay of Tokayama, 500 killed
  • 13 Jul 1918 The National Czechoslovak Committee is established.
  • 14 Jul 1918 Dutch government reclaims South seas
  • 15 Jul 1918 Shooting of the Romanov family: By order of the Bolshevik Party and carried out by the Cheka, Tsar Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra Feodorovna, their children, Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexei, and retainers are executed at the Ipatiev House in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
  • 17 Jul 1918 Longest errorless game, Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 in 21 innings.
  • 18 Jul 1918 US and French forces launch Aisne-Marne offensive in WW I.
  • 19 Jul 1918 Washington catcher Eddie Ainsmith applies for deferment from the draft Secretary of War Newton D Baker rules baseball players are not draft exempt
  • 20 Jul 1918 World War I: German troops cross the Marne.
  • 21 Jul 1918 U-156 shells Nauset Beach, in Orleans, Massachusetts.
  • 25 Jul 1918 Annette Adams sworn in as 1st woman district attorney of US, California
  • 26 Jul 1918 Race riot in Philadelphia (three whites and one black killed).
  • 27 Jul 1918 Socony 200, first concrete barge in US, launched to carry oil, New York.
  • 06 Jul 1918 The Left SR uprising in Russia starts with the assassination of German ambassador Wilhelm von Mirbach by Cheka members.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Liberty Forever!
  2. - Lafayette (We Hear You Calling)
  3. - Three Wonderful Letters from Home
  4. - At the Jazz Band Ball
  5. - Hello Central, Give Me No Man's Land


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?