March 1918 calendar

March 1918

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1918?


  • 01 Mar 1918 The German submarine off Rathlin Island, Northern Ireland.
  • 02 Mar 1918 New York Yankees purchase first baseman George Burns from Detroit Tigers and immediately trades him to Philadelphia Athletics.
  • 03 Mar 1918 Germany, Austria and Russia sign the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk ending Russia's involvement in World War I, and leading to the independence of Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland.
  • 04 Mar 1918 Terek Autonomous Republic established in RSFSR (until 1921).
  • 06 Mar 1918 The Finnish Air Force is founded. The blue swastika is adopted as its symbol as a tribute to the Swedish explorer and aviator Eric von Rosen, who donated the first plane. Von Rosen had painted the Buddhist symbol on the plane as his personal lucky insignia.
  • 09 Mar 1918 Wageningen Agricultural College Netherlands opens.
  • 11 Mar 1918 Moscow becomes capital of revolutionary Russia.
  • 12 Mar 1918 Moscow becomes the capital of Russia again after Saint Petersburg held this status for most of the period since 1713.
  • 13 Mar 1918 American Red Magen David (Jewish Red Cross) forms.
  • 17 Mar 1918 US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Rosemary Beresford.
  • 18 Mar 1918 Socialist Youth AJC organizes in Amsterdam.
  • 19 Mar 1918 S Potter becomes first US pilot to shoot down a German seaplane.
  • 21 Mar 1918 World War I: The first phase of the German Spring Offensive, Operation Michael, begins.
  • 30 Mar 1918 Stanley Cup: Toronto Arenas (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2.
  • 31 Mar 1918 Massacre of ethnic Azerbaijanis is committed by allied armed groups of Armenian Revolutionary Federation and Bolsheviks. Nearly 12,000 Azerbaijani Muslims are killed.
  • 03 Mar 1918 Russia signs the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, agreeing to withdraw from World War I, and conceding German control of the Baltic States, Belarus and Ukraine. It also conceded Turkish control of Ardahan, Kars and Batumi.
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Music charts

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

  1. - The Battle Hymn of the Republic
  2. - Calling Me Home to You
  3. - A Midsummer Night's Dream - Scherzo
  4. - Hail! Hail! The Gang's All Here
  5. - I Don't Want to Get Well


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?