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Historical Events In August - 18

Monday, 16 May 2022

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

1858  Netherlands & Japan sign trade agreement on August - 18.  

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

1863  On this day in history thomas Welsh, US Union brig-general (Antietam), dies at 39  

1864  On August - 18 petersburg Campaign-Battle of Weldon Railroad day 1 of 3 days  

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

1868  Pierre Janssan discovers helium in solar spectrum during eclipse on August - 18.  

1870  On this day in history battle at Gravelotte Privat: Prussia beat France, 32,000 casualties  

1870  Felix Salm-Salm, Prussian/US prince/brig-general, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1871  Johan J Arch, graphic artist (wood cutter) on August - 18.  

1872  1st mail-order catalog issued by A M Ward on August - 18.  

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

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

1873  On August - 18 leo Slezak, Austria tenor/actor (Othello)  

1875  Johan E Elias, historian (Amsterdam) on August - 18.  

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  Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer (Chanel) on August - 18.  

1886  On August - 18 carr Baker Neel & Samuel Neel win US Lawn Tennis Assn doubles  

1887  Nico J Polak, Dutch economist on August - 18.  

1891  Hurricane hits Martinique, about 700 die on this day in history.  

1893  On August - 18 ernest MacMillan, composer  

1894  Congress creates Bureau of Immigration on this day in history.  

1894  William Charles Levey, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

1896  Alan Mowbray, London England, actor (Dante, Colonel Flack) on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history frederick Nichols Crouch, composer, dies at 88  

1900  Walter O'Keefe, Hartford Ct, songwriter/TV host (Mayor of Hollywood) on this day in history.  

1901  On this day in history richard Kleinmichel, composer, dies at 54  

1902  On August - 18 julius Kalas, composer  

1903  On August - 18 ake Olof Sebastian Udden, composer  

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 August - 18.  

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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  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 this day in history.  

1596  Jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665) was born on this day in history.  

1605  Henry Hammond, English churchman (d. 1660) was born on this day in history.  

1606  Maria Anna of Spain, Holy Roman Empire Empress and Queen of Hungary (d. 1646) was born on August - 18.  

Famous Deaths In August - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On August - 18 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  Theodorus Van Celles, monastery founder (Kruisheren), dies on August - 18.  

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 August - 18.  

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

1430  On August - 18 death of thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (b. 1406)  

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