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Historical Events For December - 18

Wednesday, 24 January 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 December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  On December - 18 lugards expedition to Mengo/Kampala, Uganda  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Edwin Howard Armstrong, NYC, radio pioneer inventor (FM) on December - 18.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  South Australian women given the vote on December - 18.  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  On this day in history fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker  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  On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  Automobile speed record set-63 kph (39 mph) on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  On this day in history fieldmarshal Lord Roberts appointed Brit supreme commander in S Africa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1900  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 on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1904  George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade) on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  On this day in history h V Hordern takes 8-81 in 2nd innings of F-C debut (NSW v Qld)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  Richard Sturzenegger, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  On this day in history edwin H "Buddy" Morris, music publisher  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  Christopher Fry, Bristol England, playwright (Ring Around the Moon) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  Celia Johnson, England, actress (Happy Breed, Brief encounter) on this day in history.  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 December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  Helen Vlachos, journalist on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1912  he Piltdown Man, later discovered to be a hoax, is supposedly found in the Piltdown Gravel Pit, by Charles Dawson on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On this day in history 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  Jerry Zipkin, socialite on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1915  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In December - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1507  On this day in history birth of Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (d. 1551)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1562  Philipp Dulichius, composer was born on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1602  On December - 18 birth of simonds d'Ewes, English antiquarian and politician (d. 1650)  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 December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1633  Willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptised was born on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In December - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0468  Death of Huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0821  Death of Theodulf, Bishop of Orléans on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1133  Death of Hildebert, French writer on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1290  Death of King Magnus I of Sweden (b. 1240) on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1442  Death of Pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371) on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1495  Death of King Alphonso II of Naples (b. 1448) on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1505  Death of John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed on December - 18.  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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