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Historical Events In August - 18

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

1745  Vaclav Josef Bartolomej Praupner, composer on August - 18.  

1750  On August - 18 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 August - 18.  

1765  On August - 18 frans I Stefanus, RC German emperor (1745-65), dies at 56  

1769  Gunpowder in Brescia Italy church explodes, killing 3,000 on this day in history.  

1769  On this day in history alexandre Stievenard, composer  

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

1778  Fabian Gottlieb von Bellinghausen, 1st to circumnavigate Antarctica on August - 18.  

1792  On this day in history 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  James Beattie, Scottish poet/philosopher (Essay on Truth), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1805  On August - 18 josef Danhauser, Austrian painter (Mutterliebe)  

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

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  On August - 18 gloucester, Mass, newspapers tells of wild sea serpent seen offshore  

1818  On August - 18 william Farquhar Barry, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1879  

1823  On this day in history willem J F Nuyens, Dutch physician/RC historian  

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

1834  On August - 18 mt Vesuvius erupts  

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

1835  On August - 18 last Pottawatomie Indians leave Chicago  

1838  First US marine expedition on August - 18.  

1838  On this day in history 1st US marine expedition  

1840  Organization of American Society of Dental Surgeons founded (NY) on this day in history.  

1840  On this day in history antony CW Staring, Dutch patriot/poet (Jaromir), dies at 73  

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

1846  Gen Stephen W Kearney's US forces captures Santa Fe NM on August - 18.  

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

1849  On August - 18 benjamin Louis Paul Godard, composer  

1850  H de Balzac, writer, dies at 51 on August - 18.  

1853  On August - 18 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 August - 18 birth of jami, Persian poet (d. 1492)  

1450  On August - 18 birth of marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pechinich, Croatian poet  

1579  Charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange was born on this day in history.  

1587  On August - 18 birth of 1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare)  

1587  Virginia Dare, 1st American born of English parents was born on August - 18.  

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

1605  Henry Hammond, English churchman (d. 1660) was born on August - 18.  

1606  On this day in history birth of maria Anna of Spain, Holy Roman Empire Empress and Queen of Hungary (d. 1646)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Decentius, Roman usurper on this day in history.  

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

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

1236  On this day in history theodorus Van Celles, monastery founder (Kruisheren), dies  

1258  On this day in history death of theodore II Lascaris, Emperor of the Empire of Nicaea  

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

1318  On August - 18 death of clare of Montefalco, Italian Abbess and religious leader (born c. 1268)  

1430  On this day in history death of thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (b. 1406)  

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