1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1918th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 918th year of the 2nd millennium, the eighteenth year of the 20th century, and the ninth year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1918, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which was relegated that February to use only by churches after Russia adopted the Gregorian calendar.

Events

Below, events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.

January

February

  • February 1 – The Cattaro Mutiny sees Austrian sailors in the Gulf of Cattaro (Kotor), led by two Czech Socialists, mutiny.
  • February 5 – The SS Tuscania is torpedoed off the Irish coast; it is the first ship carrying American troops to Europe to be torpedoed and sunk.

March

April

May

June

June 10: Austro-Hungarian battleship Szent István sunk by Italian torpedo boats

July

August

August 30: Attempted assassination of Lenin, depicted by Vladimir Pchelin

September

October

November

November 9: Proclamation of German Republic by Philipp Scheidemann in Berlin on the Reichstag balcony
November 11: Signatories to the Armistice with Germany (Compiègne), ending WWI, pose outside Marshal Foch's railway carriage
November 11: Front page of The New York Times on Armistice Day

December

Flag of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats an Slovenes

Date unknown

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

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Deaths

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Nobel Prizes