1918

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May 22, 2022

1918 (one thousand nine hundred and eighteen) The Gregorian calendar is a common year starting on Tuesday. This is 1918 AD 918th year of the 2nd millennium, 18th year of the XX century, 8th year of the 2nd decade of the XX century, 9th year 1910s. He passed 104 years ago. The year 1918 marked the end of the First World War as a result of the signing of an armistice in the railway car of Marshal Foch in the Compiègne Forest on November 11, which came into force at 11 am local time. At the beginning of the same year, the Spanish flu pandemic began, killing about 50-100 million people worldwide.

Events

January

January 4 - The Main Directorate of the Russian Red Cross Society (ROKK) is abolished. The Central Collegium for the Management of the Affairs of the ROCK was formed, which operated until September 28, 1918. January 7 - the transformation of the Alekseevskaya organization into the Volunteer Army. January 8 - Woodrow Wilson presents the Fourteen Points, a draft peace treaty ending World War I, to the US Congress. 14 January – A general strike begins in Austria-Hungary, lasting until 25 January. January 18 - The Constituent Assembly is convened in Petrograd. 18 January – A Soviet of Workers' Deputies is established in Vienna. January 19 - The All-Russian Central Executive Committee dissolved the Constituent Assembly. January 21 - Soviet power is established in Aktobe. January 22 - the proclamation of the complete independence of the Ukrainian People's Republic. January 23 - Decree of the Council of People's Commissars of the RSFSR "On the separation of church from state and school from church" was issued Markovich Goldstein). January 27 - the beginning of the civil war in Finland. January 28 - The Council of People's Commissars of the RSFSR issued a decree on the organization of the Workers 'and Peasants' Red Army. January 28 - February 3 - anti-war strike in Berlin and other German cities. January 29 - An uprising against the Central Rada began in Kyiv. On February 4, it was crushed. January 31 The III All-Russian Congress of Soviets approved the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly and adopted a resolution "On the new designation of the supreme state power." According to him, the Provisional Workers' and Peasants' Government was renamed