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