1918 Newspapers

Just a year after the end of the First World War, the 1918 newspaper articles capture the aftermath worldwide. Numerous events followed the catastrophe, including the execution of the Romanov Royal family; Adolf Hitler is awarded the Iron Cross and “Sometime” starring Mae West premieres in NYC. Anyone interested in this year will be thoroughly impressed by the newspaper coverage capturing some of the world’s most memorable events.

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1918 Original Newspaper

1918 Newspaper Headlines Summary

January 19th 1918
Red Guards and White Guards battle for the first time under the Finnish Civil War.

February 10th 1918
Russian Revolutionary, Leon Trotsky declares Russia is leaving the war.

May 16th 1918
US House of Representatives passes the amendment allowing women to vote.

June 4th 1918
French soldiers, with the help of US troops, stop the Germans at Chateau-Thierry in their attempt to cross the Marne.

July 16th 1918
At Ekaterinburg, Siberia, a Bolshevik firing squad execute Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his family.

August 4th 1918
Soon to be dictator, Adolf Hitler receives the Iron Cross by recommendation of Lieutenant Hugo Gutman, his Jewish superior.

October 26th 1918
General Eric Ludendorff, Germany’s supreme commander resigns, protesting the terms negotiating an armistice by the German Government.

November 7th 1918
Rocket Pioneer, Robert H. Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets.

November 11th 1918
Germany surrenders, ending World War I.

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