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  • Kansas, U.S.
    Friday Apr 5, 1918

    Spanish Flu

    First public Health Report

    Kansas, U.S.
    Friday Apr 5, 1918

    The first mention of influenza was reported in a weekly public health report. The report had 18 severe cases and death tally of three in Haskell, Kansas.




  • New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Sunday Sep 1, 1918

    Louis Armstrong

    An Excursion boat

    New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Sunday Sep 1, 1918

    Armstrong played in brass bands and riverboats in New Orleans, first on an excursion boat in September 1918.




  • U.S.
    Monday Nov 11, 1918

    Spanish Flu

    WW1 End

    U.S.
    Monday Nov 11, 1918

    After the end of WW1, soldiers began to demobilize, this enabled a resurgence of influenza as people celebrate Armistice Day.




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