September 9, 1918 (Monday) A Red Army force of 8,300 men under command of Mikhail Tukhachevsky attacked the People's Army of Komuch of 11,500 men at Simbirsk, Russia. Kazan Operation – Soviet naval forces secured a bridgehead outside of Kazan, Russia while the Red Army attacked on two other fronts around the city.
May 16, 1982 (Sunday) The New York Islanders swept the Vancouver Canucks in four games to win the 1982 Stanley Cup Finals in ice hockey, their third straight championship. Police Officer Bruce M. Russell of the Roseville, Minnesota Police Department was shot and killed at the end of a vehicle pursuit. Born:
French Army Mutinies – A French infantry regiment seized Missy-aux-Bois, Franceand declared an antiwar military government.Tornadoes in Kentucky, Oklahoma, and Kansaskilled a total 22 people.The United States Army established 1st Battalion of the 21st Field Artillery Regiment at Camp Wilson, Texas.Hilda Nilsson, a housewife in Helsingborg, Sweden, was brought to trial on eight murder charges, all involving children of infant age that were conceived illegitimately and so brought into her care...New York City Subway stations for the IRT Jerome Avenue Line, including Burnside Avenue, Fordham Road, Kingsbridge Road, Mount Eden Avenue, Grand Concourse, 161st Street, 167th Street, 170th Street...Born: Peggy Antonio, Australian cricketer, inaugural member of the Australia women's national cricket team, in Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (d. 2002)Tenth Battle of the Isonzo – A major Austro-Hungarian counteroffensive forced the Italians to give up nearly all the ground they had gained at the start of the battle on the border between northern...Battle of the Hills – The last German effort to retake ground lost to the French failed, forcing the command to call off further attacks. Since April 16, the Allies had captured c.52,000 prisoners,...British cargo ship SS Hollington was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine SM U-95 in the Atlantic Ocean south of the Faroe Islands, with the loss of 30 crew members.Born: Leo Gorcey, American actor, best known for portraying young hooligans in the film serials Dead End Kids, East Side Kids and The Bowery Boys, in New York City (d. 1969)The first Pulitzer Prizes were awarded, with the winners selected by trustees from Columbia University. The winners included:French diplomat Jules Cambon sent a letter to Zionist leader Nahum Sokolow, expressing French sympathy for the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine.The Order of the British Empire was established as an order of chivalry by King George under the letters patent.British troopship Southland was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean by German submarine SM U-70, killing four men.The first registration of conscription was held in the United Statesfor all men between the ages of 21 and 31.The 1st Naval Air Unit of the United States Navy under command of Kenneth Whiting became the first American military unit to arrive in Europe.An Luftstreitkräfte (German Air Force) squadron of 22 Gotha bombers attacked a Royal Navy facility at Sheerness, England in broad daylight, killing 13 people in exchange for the loss of one bomber,...Royal Flying Corps Lieutenant Harold Satchell and Lieutenant Thomas Lewis of No. 20 Squadron shot down and killed German flying ace Lieutenant Karl Emil Schäfer. His 30 victories placed him in a ti...An attack on a British supply train by German aircraft prior the Battle of Messines disrupted the flow of ammunition to the Western Front, forcing British artilleryto cease firing after three hours.The Sopwith Cuckoo, the first land plane designed for use as a torpedo bomber, was completed for the Royal Naval Air Service.Born: Kirk Kerkorian, American business leader, president and CEO of Tracinda, which financed some of the largest resorts in Las Vegas including MGM Grand Las Vegas, in Fresno, California (d. 2015)...Battle of Messines – The British Army detonated 19 ammonal mines under the German lines near the Belgium village of Messines, killing 10,000 enemy soldiers in the deadliest deliberate non-nuclear m...Capture of Wytschaete – The Irish 36th and 16th Divisions of the British Army IX Corps captured the municipality of Wytschaete in West Flanders, Belgium from the German Fourth Army at a cost of 1,8...Arthur Sifton won a fourth consecutive majority in the Alberta election. Louise McKinney and Roberta MacAdams were elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, the first women in Canadian histor...Royal Navy ship HMS Pargust shelled and sank German submarine SM UC-29, killed all but three of the 25 crew on board.Tenth Battle of the Isonzo – Italian General Luigi Cadorna called off the battle after an Austro-Hungarian counteroffensive succeeded in pushing Italian forces back to the starting point. Italy sus...French Army Mutinies – The French Army began to crack down on mutinying soldiers, resulting in 3,427 courts-martial. Close to 3,000 soldiers were sentenced to hard labor, and 629 were sentenced to...Battle of Messines – The Australian 52nd Battalionwas mistaken for a German unit counterattacking and shelled, causing 325 casualties.French troopship Sequanna was sunk in the Bay of Biscay by German submarine SM UC-72with the loss of 207 of the 665 people on board.The Norwegian Lutheran Church of America was established through the merger of three other Lutheran churches. It changed to its present-day name American Lutheran Church when it merged with two oth...British army officer Victor Richardson died from a complication to a head injury he received during start of the Battle of Arras in April. His friend, Vera Brittain, immortalized his experiences an...The Persian political magazine Jangalreleased its first issue and would be active for about a year.Born: Tom Davis, New Zealand state leader, second Prime Minister of the Cook Islands, in Rarotonga, Cook Islands (d. 2007); Eric Hobsbawm, British historian, best known for British economic trilogy...The Ukrainian People's Republic was established as part of the Russian Republicbut later declared its independence January 25, 1918.Battle of Messines – Australian and New Zealand forces attacked the German-held village of Blauwepoortbeek, Belgium.Battle of Mount Ortigara – The Italian 52nd Alpine Division captured the summit of Mount Ortigara in Asiago, Italy, a key defensive position for the Austro-Hungarian Army.General Giacinto Ferrero, commander of Italian forces in Albania, promised freedom and independence of the country under the protection of Italy. The proclamation had been approved by Foreign Minis...
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(Focus Taiwan News Channel) COVID-19 pandemic in Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan reports its first case of the UK variant of SARS-CoV-2 in a 10-year-old child who travelled with her family to the United Arab Emirates last week. COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam. Vietnam approves the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine. (The Straits Times) COVID-19 pandemic in Africa
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