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.