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Historical Events In August - 18

Tuesday, 27 September 2022

1735  On this day in history evening Post begins publishing (Boston Mass)  

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  Antonio Salieri, Italy, composer (Tatare) on August - 18.  

1759  -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France on this day in history.  

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

1769  Gunpowder in Brescia Italy church explodes, killing 3,000 on August - 18.  

1769  On August - 18 alexandre Stievenard, composer  

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  John, 1st Earl Russell, British Whig PM (1846-52, 1865-66) on August - 18.  

1795  Curacao governor De Veer sends miltia to stop rebellious slaves on August - 18.  

1803  James Beattie, Scottish poet/philosopher (Essay on Truth), dies at 67 on August - 18.  

1805  On this day in history josef Danhauser, Austrian painter (Mutterliebe)  

1807  On this day in history charles Francis Adams, (Union), died in 1886  

1811  On this day in history johann Heinrich Zang, composer, dies at 78  

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 this day in history.  

1818  William Farquhar Barry, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1879 on August - 18.  

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

1830  On this day in history the birth of Franz Joseph I, Austro-Hungarian emperor  

1834  Mt Vesuvius erupts on August - 18.  

1834  Marshall Field, Conway Massachusetts, owner (Field Dept Store) on August - 18.  

1835  Last Pottawatomie Indians leave Chicago on August - 18.  

1838  First US marine expedition on this day in history.  

1838  1st US marine expedition on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history h de Balzac, writer, dies at 51  

1853  On this day in history peter Lichtenthal, composer, dies at 73  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1414  On this day in history birth of jami, Persian poet (d. 1492)  

1450  Marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pechinich, Croatian poet was born on August - 18.  

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  Virginia Dare, 1st American born of English parents was born on this day in history.  

1596  On August - 18 birth of jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665)  

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

1606  On August - 18 birth of maria Anna of Spain, Holy Roman Empire Empress and Queen of Hungary (d. 1646)  

Famous Deaths In August - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of decentius, Roman usurper  

0849  Death of Walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian on August - 18.  

1227  Genghis Khan, Mongol conqueror, dies on this day in history.  

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

1258  On August - 18 death of theodore II Lascaris, Emperor of the Empire of Nicaea  

1276  Adrian V, [Ottobono Fieschi], Italian Pope (7/11-8/18/1276), dies on August - 18.  

1318  Death of Clare of Montefalco, Italian Abbess and religious leader (born c. 1268) on August - 18.  

1430  Death of Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (b. 1406) on August - 18.  

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