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Dated Events

  • Real World: January 8. U.S. President Woodrow Wilson announces his so-called "Fourteen Points" for reconstructing Europe after World War I. Few were actually followed.
  • Real World: March 3. The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk is signed, ending Russian involvement in World War I.
  • Real World: April 1. The Royal Air Force is formed from the merger of the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service.
  • Real World: May 15. The U.S. Postal Service initiates the world's first air mail service.
  • Real World: May 16. The U.S. Congress approves the Sedition Act of 1918, making it a crime to use "disloyal, profane, scurrilous, or abusive language" towards the government or armed forces.
  • Real World: August. A flu pandemic begins that ultimately kills 25 million people.
  • Real World: August 8. In the Battle of Amiens, Canadian and Australian troops begin to significantly push back the German lines.
  • Cthulhu Mythos: After November 11. By this time, Thomas Delapore has bought Exham Priory, his family's ancestral home in England. His son Alfred returns from World War I as a maimed invalid; his father halts his plans to restore Exham Priory to care for his son. ("The Rats in the Walls" by H.P. Lovecraft)

Undated Events

New Fictional Works

Notable Books

The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Notable Films

Tarzan of the Apes.

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