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Historical Events In August - 18

Monday, 16 May 2022

1735  On August - 18 evening Post begins publishing (Boston Mass)  

1745  On this day in history vaclav Josef Bartolomej Praupner, composer  

1750  The birth of Antonio Salieri, Italian composer on August - 18.  

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

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

1765  On this day in history frans I Stefanus, RC German emperor (1745-65), dies at 56  

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

1769  Alexandre Stievenard, composer on August - 18.  

1774  Meriwether Lewis, Charlottsville VA, capt (Lewis & Clark Expedition) on this day in history.  

1778  On this day in history 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 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 August - 18.  

1811  Johann Heinrich Zang, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1813  Benjamin Alvord, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1884 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1830  The birth of Franz Joseph I, Austro-Hungarian emperor on this day in history.  

1834  On August - 18 mt Vesuvius erupts  

1834  On August - 18 marshall Field, Conway Massachusetts, owner (Field Dept Store)  

1835  On August - 18 last Pottawatomie Indians leave Chicago  

1838  First US marine expedition on this day in history.  

1838  1st US marine expedition on August - 18.  

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

1840  On August - 18 antony CW Staring, Dutch patriot/poet (Jaromir), dies at 73  

1846  On this day in history 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  Benjamin Louis Paul Godard, composer on this day in history.  

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  Jami, Persian poet (d. 1492) was born on this day in history.  

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

1579  On this day in history birth of charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange  

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

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

1596  On this day in history birth of jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665)  

1605  On August - 18 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  Death of Decentius, Roman usurper on August - 18.  

0849  On August - 18 death of walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian  

1227  Genghis Khan, Mongol conqueror, dies on August - 18.  

1236  Theodorus Van Celles, monastery founder (Kruisheren), dies on this day in history.  

1258  Death of Theodore II Lascaris, Emperor of the Empire of Nicaea on August - 18.  

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

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

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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