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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  

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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 this day in history.  

1521  Francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac) was born on April - 18.  

1580  Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) was born on this day in history.  

1590  On this day in history birth of ahmed I, 14th sultan of Turkey (1603-17)  

1590  Ahmed I, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1617) was born on April - 18.  

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  On April - 18 birth of george Colman, "the Elder  

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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 April - 18 death of theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury  

1504  On April - 18 filippino Lippi, painter, dies at about 52  

1530  Francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at about 43 on this day in history.  

1552  John Leland, antiquary, dies on April - 18.  

1556  Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1558  Death of Roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent on this day in history.  

1567  On this day in history wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63  

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