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Historical Events In August - 18

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1856  Charles Hutchison Gabriel, composer on this day in history.  

1858  Netherlands & Japan sign trade agreement on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history general Lee's adjutant major Stuart captured  

1863  Thomas Welsh, US Union brig-general (Antietam), dies at 39 on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history petersburg Campaign-Battle of Weldon Railroad day 1 of 3 days  

1864  6th day of battle at Deep Bottom Run, Virginia: Confederate assault on this day in history.  

1868  On August - 18 pierre Janssan discovers helium in solar spectrum during eclipse  

1870  Battle at Gravelotte Privat: Prussia beat France, 32,000 casualties on August - 18.  

1870  Felix Salm-Salm, Prussian/US prince/brig-general, dies in battle on August - 18.  

1871  On this day in history johan J Arch, graphic artist (wood cutter)  

1872  On this day in history 1st mail-order catalog issued by A M Ward  

1873  The first ascent of Mount Whitney, Calif (14,494') on this day in history.  

1873  1st ascent of Mount Whitney, Calif (14,494') on this day in history.  

1873  On this day in history leo Slezak, Austria tenor/actor (Othello)  

1875  On August - 18 johan E Elias, historian (Amsterdam)  

1878  On August - 18 fritz Brun, composer  

1881  On this day in history hermann Karl Josef Zilcher, composer  

1882  On this day in history eugeen Calleen, Flemish sculptor  

1883  On this day in history gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer (Chanel)  

1886  Carr Baker Neel & Samuel Neel win US Lawn Tennis Assn doubles on August - 18.  

1887  On August - 18 nico J Polak, Dutch economist  

1891  Hurricane hits Martinique, about 700 die on August - 18.  

1893  Ernest MacMillan, composer on August - 18.  

1894  On this day in history congress creates Bureau of Immigration  

1894  William Charles Levey, composer, dies at 57 on August - 18.  

1896  On this day in history adolph Ochs (39) buys NY Times  

1896  Alan Mowbray, London England, actor (Dante, Colonel Flack) on August - 18.  

1896  Frederick Nichols Crouch, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

1900  Walter O'Keefe, Hartford Ct, songwriter/TV host (Mayor of Hollywood) on August - 18.  

1901  Richard Kleinmichel, composer, dies at 54 on August - 18.  

1902  On August - 18 julius Kalas, composer  

1903  Ake Olof Sebastian Udden, composer on this day in history.  

1904  Chris Watson resigns as Prime Minister of Australia and is succeeded by George Reid on this day in history.  

1904  Max Factor Jr, CEO (Max Factor Cosmetics) on this day in history.  

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

1579  On August - 18 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  Jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665) was born on August - 18.  

1605  On August - 18 birth of henry Hammond, English churchman (d. 1660)  

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  On this day in history death of decentius, Roman usurper  

0849  On this day in history death of walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian  

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

1236  On August - 18 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  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 August - 18.  

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