Historical Events In April - 18
Thursday, 01 October 2020
1846 The telegraph ticker was patented by R.E. House of New York City on April - 18.
1848 American victory at the battle of Cerro Gordo opens the way for invasion of Mexico on April - 18.
1852 On this day in history george Clausen, painter
1853 First train in Asia (Bombay to Tanna, 36 km) on April - 18.
1853 On April - 18 1st train in Asia (Bombay to Tanna, 36 km)
1853 William King, US VP, dies a month after his inauguration on this day in history.
1854 Joseph Antoni Frantiszek Elsner, composer, dies at 84 on April - 18.
1855 On April - 18 abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Jan Steen)
1855 Jean-Baptiste Isabey, painter, dies on this day in history.
1856 On this day in history russian Republic Chancellor Earl von Nesselrode resigns
1857 Clarence S Darrow, defense attorney at Scopes monkey trial on April - 18.
1859 On April - 18 montreal Canadiens wins their 4th straight NHL Stanley Cup
1859 Eduard G H H Cuypers, architect (Sanatorium High-Laren) on April - 18.
1861 On April - 18 col Robert E Lee turns down offer to command Union armies
1861 On this day in history battle of Harpers Ferry, VA
1861 On April - 18 heinrich August Neithardt, composer, dies at 67
1862 Battle of Ft Jackson, Ft St Philip & New Orlean's, LA on April - 18.
1863 In Weston-super-Mare, England Augustus Love born. Love waves, named after A.E.H. Love, are earthquake waves that move horizontally with respect to the direction of travel, with no vertical motion on this day in history.
1863 Felix Blumenfeld, composer on this day in history.
1864 Battle of Poison Springs, AR (Camden Expedition) on this day in history.
1864 Richard Harding Davis, US, journalist/author (In The Fig) on this day in history.
1865 Confederate Gen Johnson surrendered to Gen Sherman in North Carolina on April - 18.
1867 On this day in history robert Smirke, architect, dies
1868 On April - 18 c H F Peters discovers asteroid #98 Ianthe
1868 On April - 18 san Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals formed
1868 On this day in history didericus G van Epen, genealogist (Dutch Patriciate)
1869 First international cricket match, held in SF, wins by Californian on April - 18.
1869 On April - 18 1st international cricket match, held in SF, wins by Californian
1871 On April - 18 henry Stephenson, Brit WI, actor (Conquest, Little Old NY, Mr Lucky)
1871 On April - 18 omar Pasha, [Michael Lats], Croatian governor, dies at 64
1873 Jean Roger-Ducasse, composer on April - 18.
1873 On April - 18 justus Freiherr von Liebig, German chemist, dies at 69
1874 On April - 18 david Livingstone, buried in Westminster Abbey
1876 On April - 18 daniel O'Leary completes a 500 mile walk in 139 hrs 32 min