Spanish Flu in History

Virus: Ebola - Hepatitis - HIV/Aids - Polio - SARS

Historical Events

  • 1918-03-04 First recorded case of Spanish flu at Funston Army Camp, Kanas; start of worldwide pandemic killing 50-100 million
  • 1918-03-11 First confirmed cases of the Spanish Flu in the US are reported at Fort Riley, Kansas
  • 1918-10-31 Spanish flu-virus kills 21,000 in US in 1 week

Famous Deaths

  • 1918-10-16 Felix Arndt, American composer, dies during the Spanish Flu pandemic at 29