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Historical Events For December - 18

Sunday, 19 November 2017

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  Lugards expedition to Mengo/Kampala, Uganda on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  On this day in history edwin Howard Armstrong, NYC, radio pioneer inventor (FM)  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  On this day in history richard Owen, English zoologist (Dinosaurus), dies at 88  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  South Australian women given the vote on this day in history.  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 December - 18.  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  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 this day in history.  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 this day in history.  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  H V Hordern takes 8-81 in 2nd innings of F-C debut (NSW v Qld) on this day in history.  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  On December - 18 christopher Fry, Bristol England, playwright (Ring Around the Moon)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  On December - 18 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  On December - 18 abe Burrows, Bkln NY, Broadway composer (Guys & Dolls 1951 TONY)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On this day in history helen Vlachos, journalist  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 this day in history alfred Bester, US, science fiction author (Decievers, Starlight)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On December - 18 jerry Zipkin, socialite  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  Pres Wilson, widowed the year before, marries Edith Bolling Galt on December - 18.  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

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1507  Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (d. 1551) was born on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1562  On December - 18 birth of philipp Dulichius, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1569  Jakob Hassler, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1602  Simonds d'Ewes, English antiquarian and politician (d. 1650) was born on December - 18.  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  On December - 18 birth of heinrich Roth, German Sanskrit scholar (d. 1668)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1633  Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised was born on December - 18.  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

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0468  Death of Huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita on this day in history.  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  On this day in history 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 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  On December - 18 death of john IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1565  Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62 on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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