Back to School at FamilyEducation.com

News and Events of 1918

World Events

U.S. Events

U.S. Statistics

President: Woodrow Wilson
Vice President: Thomas R. Marshall
Population: 103,208,000

More U.S. Statistics...

Economics

Federal spending:   $12.68 billion
Consumer Price Index:   15.1
Unemployment:   1.4%
Cost of a first-class stamp:   $0.03


Sports

World Series
Boston Red Sox d. Chicago Cubs (4-2)
Stanley Cup
Toronto Arenas d. Vancouver (PCHA) (3-2)
Wimbledon
Women: Not held (World War I)
Men: Not held (World War I)
Kentucky Derby Champion
Exterminator
NCAA Football Champions
Pittsburgh (CFRA, HF) (4-1-0) & Michigan (NCF) (5-0-0)

Entertainment

Entertainment Awards

Pulitzer Prizes
Fiction: His Family, Ernest Poole
Drama: Why Marry?, Jesse Lynch Williams

More Entertainment Awards...

Events

Science

Nobel Prizes in Science

Chemistry: Fritz Haber (Germany), for synthetic production of ammonia

Physics: Max Planck (Germany), discoveries in connection with quantum theory

Physiology or Medicine: None awarded

or enter a year:
 


stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

highlights

Handwriting Headquarters
We've got handwriting practice worksheets, handwriting tips, and answers to your child's writing struggles, just in time for back to school. Brought to you by BIC.

11 Coolest Lunch Boxes for Kids
Send your child's lunch to school in style! Check out our picks for the 11 best lunch boxes with great features from BPA-free accessories to spill-resistant fabric.

7 Important Back-to-School Safety Tips
Follow these back-to-school safety tips to make sure your child stays safe on the way to school, in the classroom, and while on the playground.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Join BIC on our mission to save handwriting and Fight For Your Write! Writing helps kids become better readers, boosts their confidence and sparks their creativity. Visit BICFightForYourWrite.com to sign our petition to save handwriting!