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1918 Newspaper Headlines Summary

January 19th 1918Red Guards and White Guards battle for the first time under the Finnish Civil War.
February 10th 1918Russian Revolutionary, Leon Trotsky declares Russia is leaving the war.
March 17th 1918Nathaniel Niles wins US Men’s Figure Skating Championship.
April 1st 1918Author, Henry Miller opens his first theatre in New York city, at 124 W 43rd St.
May 16th 1918US House of Representatives passes the amendment allowing women to vote.
June 4th 1918French soldiers with the help of US troops stop the Germans at Chateau-Thierry in their attempt to cross the Marne.
July 16th 1918At Ekaterinburg, Siberia, a Bolshevik firing squad execute Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his family.
August 4th 1918Soon to be dictator, Adolf Hitler receives the Iron Cross by recommendation of Lieutenant Hugo Gutman, his Jewish superior.
September 5th 1918the 15th World Series is set to begin a month early surrounding the events of WWI.
October 26th 1918General Eric Ludendorff, Germany’s supreme commander resigns, protesting the terms negotiating an armistice by the German Government.
November 7th 1918Rocket Pioneer, Robert H. Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rockets.
December 21st 1918Red Sox trade Ernie Shore, Dutch Leonard and Duffy Lewis to Yankees for Slim Love, Ray Caldwell, Al Walters, Frank Gilhooey and $15,000.

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