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Historical Events In April - 18

Thursday, 24 June 2021

1846  The telegraph ticker was patented by R.E. House of New York City on April - 18.  

1848  On this day in history american victory at the battle of Cerro Gordo opens the way for invasion of Mexico.  

1852  On this day in history george Clausen, painter  

1853  First train in Asia (Bombay to Tanna, 36 km) on this day in history.  

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  Abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Jan Steen) on this day in history.  

1855  Jean-Baptiste Isabey, painter, dies on this day in history.  

1856  Russian Republic Chancellor Earl von Nesselrode resigns on April - 18.  

1857  On April - 18 clarence S Darrow, defense attorney at Scopes monkey trial  

1859  On this day in history montreal Canadiens wins their 4th straight NHL Stanley Cup  

1859  On this day in history eduard G H H Cuypers, architect (Sanatorium High-Laren)  

1861  Col Robert E Lee turns down offer to command Union armies on April - 18.  

1861  Battle of Harpers Ferry, VA on April - 18.  

1861  Heinrich August Neithardt, composer, dies at 67 on April - 18.  

1862  Battle of Ft Jackson, Ft St Philip & New Orlean's, LA on this day in history.  

1863  On April - 18 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.  

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  On this day in history confederate Gen Johnson surrendered to Gen Sherman in North Carolina  

1867  On April - 18 robert Smirke, architect, dies  

1868  On April - 18 c H F Peters discovers asteroid #98 Ianthe  

1868  San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals formed on April - 18.  

1868  Didericus G van Epen, genealogist (Dutch Patriciate) on April - 18.  

1869  On this day in history first international cricket match, held in SF, wins by Californian  

1869  On April - 18 1st international cricket match, held in SF, wins by Californian  

1871  On this day in history henry Stephenson, Brit WI, actor (Conquest, Little Old NY, Mr Lucky)  

1871  On this day in history omar Pasha, [Michael Lats], Croatian governor, dies at 64  

1873  On this day in history jean Roger-Ducasse, composer  

1873  Justus Freiherr von Liebig, German chemist, dies at 69 on April - 18.  

1874  On this day in history david Livingstone, buried in Westminster Abbey  

1876  On this day in history daniel O'Leary completes a 500 mile walk in 139 hrs 32 min  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1480  Lucretia Borgia, murderess (poison)/daughter (Pope Alexander VI) was born on April - 18.  

1521  On April - 18 birth of francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac)  

1580  Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) was born on April - 18.  

1590  Ahmed I, 14th sultan of Turkey (1603-17) was born on April - 18.  

1590  On this day in history birth of ahmed I, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1617)  

1605  On this day in history birth of giacomo Carissimi, composer  

1729  Gaetano B Vestris, Italian/French ballet dancer was born on this day in history.  

1732  George Colman, "the Elder was born on April - 18.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0680  Mu'awijja, kalief of Al-Schaam, dies on April - 18.  

1161  On this day in history death of theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury  

1504  On this day in history filippino Lippi, painter, dies at about 52  

1530  On this day in history francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at about 43  

1552  John Leland, antiquary, dies on this day in history.  

1556  On April - 18 luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61  

1558  On this day in history death of roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent  

1567  On April - 18 wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63  

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