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Historical Events In August - 18

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1735  Evening Post begins publishing (Boston Mass) on August - 18.  

1745  Vaclav Josef Bartolomej Praupner, composer on this day in history.  

1750  On this day in history the birth of Antonio Salieri, Italian composer  

1750  On August - 18 antonio Salieri, Italy, composer (Tatare)  

1759  On August - 18 -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France  

1765  Frans I Stefanus, RC German emperor (1745-65), dies at 56 on August - 18.  

1769  On this day in history gunpowder in Brescia Italy church explodes, killing 3,000  

1769  Alexandre Stievenard, composer on this day in history.  

1774  Meriwether Lewis, Charlottsville VA, capt (Lewis & Clark Expedition) on August - 18.  

1778  On August - 18 fabian Gottlieb von Bellinghausen, 1st to circumnavigate Antarctica  

1792  On August - 18 john, 1st Earl Russell, British Whig PM (1846-52, 1865-66)  

1795  Curacao governor De Veer sends miltia to stop rebellious slaves on this day in history.  

1803  On this day in history james Beattie, Scottish poet/philosopher (Essay on Truth), dies at 67  

1805  Josef Danhauser, Austrian painter (Mutterliebe) on August - 18.  

1807  Charles Francis Adams, (Union), died in 1886 on this day in history.  

1811  Johann Heinrich Zang, composer, dies at 78 on August - 18.  

1813  On this day in history benjamin Alvord, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1884  

1817  Gloucester, Mass, newspapers tells of wild sea serpent seen offshore on August - 18.  

1818  On this day in history william Farquhar Barry, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1879  

1823  Willem J F Nuyens, Dutch physician/RC historian on August - 18.  

1830  On August - 18 the birth of Franz Joseph I, Austro-Hungarian emperor  

1834  Mt Vesuvius erupts on this day in history.  

1834  Marshall Field, Conway Massachusetts, owner (Field Dept Store) on this day in history.  

1835  Last Pottawatomie Indians leave Chicago on August - 18.  

1838  On August - 18 first US marine expedition  

1838  On August - 18 1st US marine expedition  

1840  Organization of American Society of Dental Surgeons founded (NY) on August - 18.  

1840  Antony CW Staring, Dutch patriot/poet (Jaromir), dies at 73 on August - 18.  

1846  Gen Stephen W Kearney's US forces captures Santa Fe, NM on this day in history.  

1846  On August - 18 gen Stephen W Kearney's US forces captures Santa Fe NM  

1848  On August - 18 camila O'Gorman and Ladislao Gutierrez are executed on the orders of Argentine dictator Juan Manuel de Rosas.  

1849  Benjamin Louis Paul Godard, composer on August - 18.  

1850  On August - 18 h de Balzac, writer, dies at 51  

1853  Peter Lichtenthal, composer, dies at 73 on August - 18.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1414  Jami, Persian poet (d. 1492) was born on August - 18.  

1450  Marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pechinich, Croatian poet was born on this day in history.  

1579  Charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange was born on August - 18.  

1587  1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare) was born on this day in history.  

1587  On August - 18 birth of virginia Dare, 1st American born of English parents  

1596  Jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665) was born on August - 18.  

1605  On this day in history birth of henry Hammond, English churchman (d. 1660)  

1606  Maria Anna of Spain, Holy Roman Empire Empress and Queen of Hungary (d. 1646) was born on August - 18.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On August - 18 death of decentius, Roman usurper  

0849  Death of Walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian on this day in history.  

1227  On August - 18 genghis Khan, Mongol conqueror, dies  

1236  Theodorus Van Celles, monastery founder (Kruisheren), dies on August - 18.  

1258  Death of Theodore II Lascaris, Emperor of the Empire of Nicaea on this day in history.  

1276  On this day in history adrian V, [Ottobono Fieschi], Italian Pope (7/11-8/18/1276), dies  

1318  Death of Clare of Montefalco, Italian Abbess and religious leader (born c. 1268) on this day in history.  

1430  Death of Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (b. 1406) on this day in history.  

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