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Historical Events In April - 18

Sunday, 03 July 2022

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

1848  On April - 18 american victory at the battle of Cerro Gordo opens the way for invasion of Mexico.  

1852  George Clausen, painter on April - 18.  

1853  First train in Asia (Bombay to Tanna, 36 km) on April - 18.  

1853  1st train in Asia (Bombay to Tanna, 36 km) on this day in history.  

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 April - 18.  

1855  On April - 18 jean-Baptiste Isabey, painter, dies  

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  On April - 18 eduard G H H Cuypers, architect (Sanatorium High-Laren)  

1861  Col Robert E Lee turns down offer to command Union armies on this day in history.  

1861  On April - 18 battle of Harpers Ferry, VA  

1861  On this day in history heinrich August Neithardt, composer, dies at 67  

1862  On this day in history battle of Ft Jackson, Ft St Philip & New Orlean's, LA  

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 April - 18.  

1863  On this day in history felix Blumenfeld, composer  

1864  Battle of Poison Springs, AR (Camden Expedition) on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history richard Harding Davis, US, journalist/author (In The Fig)  

1865  On this day in history confederate Gen Johnson surrendered to Gen Sherman in North Carolina  

1867  On this day in history robert Smirke, architect, dies  

1868  C H F Peters discovers asteroid #98 Ianthe on April - 18.  

1868  On this day in history san Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals formed  

1868  On April - 18 didericus G van Epen, genealogist (Dutch Patriciate)  

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

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

1871  On April - 18 henry Stephenson, Brit WI, actor (Conquest, Little Old NY, Mr Lucky)  

1871  Omar Pasha, [Michael Lats], Croatian governor, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1873  On April - 18 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  Daniel O'Leary completes a 500 mile walk in 139 hrs 32 min on April - 18.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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  Giacomo Carissimi, composer was born on April - 18.  

1729  On this day in history birth of gaetano B Vestris, Italian/French ballet dancer  

1732  On this day in history birth of george Colman, "the Elder  

Famous Deaths In April - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0680  On April - 18 mu'awijja, kalief of Al-Schaam, dies  

1161  Death of Theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

1504  Filippino Lippi, painter, dies at about 52 on April - 18.  

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

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

1556  Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on April - 18.  

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

1567  Wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63 on April - 18.  

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