1 Dec 1918
  • Tamon Yamaguchi was promoted to the rank of lieutenant. ww2dbase [Tamon Yamaguchi | CPC]
  • Chuichi Nagumo studied an advanced course at the Japanese naval war college. ww2dbase [Chuichi Nagumo | CPC]
  • The Danish-Icelandic Act of Union was signed, establishing Iceland as a fully sovereign state in a personal union with Denmark for 25 years. ww2dbase [CPC]
China
  • Vice Admiral Tatsuo Matsumura succeeded Admiral Teijiro Kuroi as the commanding officer of the Ryojun Military Port (previously known as Port Arthur; now Lushunkou, Liaoning Province, China), Kwantung Leased Territory in northeastern China. ww2dbase [Ryojun Guard District | Lushunkou, Liaoning | CPC]
Japan
  • Masafumi Arima was promoted to the rank of sublieutenant. ww2dbase [Masafumi Arima | CPC]
  • Minoru Ota began the Torpedo School Basic Course. ww2dbase [Minoru Ota | CPC]
Korea Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Yoshitada Mikami was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Mako Guard District | Mako, Hoko | CPC]
United States
  • Joseph Rochefort reported to the headquarters of the United States Naval Auxiliary Reserve at the ferry terminal in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Joseph Rochefort | New York | CPC]

1 Dec 1918 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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