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Historical Events In December - 18

Sunday, 17 June 2018

1888  Gladys Cooper, Lewisham England, actress (My Fair Lady) on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Frederick Lugard occupies Uganda for British East Africa Company on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Lugards expedition to Mengo/Kampala, Uganda on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Edwin Howard Armstrong, NYC, radio pioneer inventor (FM) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  "Nutcracker Suite," Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet, premieres on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  Richard Owen, English zoologist (Dinosaurus), dies at 88 on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  On December - 18 south Australian women given the vote.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  On this day in history cricket day 4 1T Aus v Eng England following on 4-268, 7 in front  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  Fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  On this day in history carlo A Alfieri, Italian Member of parliament, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1898  At a site near Paris, France, Count Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat sets the world's first official automobile land speed record of 39 miles per hour on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  Automobile speed record set-63 kph (39 mph) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  On this day in history jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  Fieldmarshal Lord Roberts appointed Brit supreme commander in S Africa on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  On December - 18 john William Glover, composer, dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  On December - 18 the Upper Ferntree Gully to Gembrook Narrow-gauge (2 ft 6 in or 762 mm) Railway (now the Puffing Billy Railway) in Victoria, Australia is opened for traffic.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  On this day in history panama Canal Zone acquired 'in perpetuity', by the USA for an annual rent  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  On this day in history george Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  H V Hordern takes 8-81 in 2nd innings of F-C debut (NSW v Qld) on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  On this day in history richard Sturzenegger, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  On December - 18 edwin H "Buddy" Morris, music publisher  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  Christopher Fry, Bristol England, playwright (Ring Around the Moon) on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  On this day in history celia Johnson, England, actress (Happy Breed, Brief encounter)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  On this day in history mona Barrie, [Smith], London England, actress (Dawn on Great Divide)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1910  Abe Burrows, Bkln NY, Broadway composer (Guys & Dolls 1951 TONY) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On December - 18 helen Vlachos, journalist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On this day in history alberto Randegger, composer, dies at 79  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  On this day in history he Piltdown Man, later discovered to be a hoax, is supposedly found in the Piltdown Gravel Pit, by Charles Dawson.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On December - 18 the birth of Willy Brandt, German statesman  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On December - 18 alfred Bester, US, science fiction author (Decievers, Starlight)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On this day in history jerry Zipkin, socialite  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On December - 18 president Wilson, widowed the year before, marries Edith Bolling Galt  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On December - 18 pres Wilson, widowed the year before, marries Edith Bolling Galt  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Dario Mangiarotti, Italy, fencing, gold, 2 silver (Olympic-1948, 52) on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1507  On December - 18 birth of Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (d. 1551)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1562  On this day in history birth of philipp Dulichius, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1569  Jakob Hassler, composer was born on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1602  Simonds d'Ewes, English antiquarian and politician (d. 1650) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1610  Charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  Heinrich Roth, German Sanskrit scholar (d. 1668) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1633  On this day in history birth of adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1633  On December - 18 birth of willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptised  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In December - 18

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0468  Death of Huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0821  On December - 18 death of theodulf, Bishop of Orléans  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1133  On this day in history death of hildebert, French writer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1290  On December - 18 death of king Magnus I of Sweden (b. 1240)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1442  Death of Pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1495  On December - 18 death of king Alphonso II of Naples (b. 1448)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1505  Death of John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1565  Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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