What Happened on June 1, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Canadian ace Billy Bishop downs 6 aircrafts over a three-day span, including German ace Paul Bilik, reclaiming his top scoring title from James McCudden

Canadian First World War Flying Ace Billy Bishop
Canadian First World War Flying Ace
Billy Bishop
  • Excelsior Maassluis soccer team forms in Maassluis
  • White Sox losing 5-4 against NY Yankees, load the bases in 9th with no outs Chick Gandil lines to Frank Baker who turns a triple play

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Richard Faltin, composer, dies at 83
  • Jaroslav Novotny, composer, dies at 32