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Historical Events In August - 18

Monday, 14 June 2021

1905  Greta Garbo, actress famed recluse on this day in history.  

1906  Andre Van Gyseghem, England, actor (Search for the Nile) on this day in history.  

1907  On August - 18 cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, Executive (BBC)  

1907  John Kerr, physicist (magneto-optic Kerr-effect), dies at 82 on August - 18.  

1908  On August - 18 armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Belenggu)  

1909  Mayor of Tokyo Yukio Ozaki presents Washington, D.C. with 2,000 cherry trees, which President Taft decides to plant near the Potomac River on this day in history.  

1909  Miliza Korjus, Warsaw Poland, actress (Great Waltz) on August - 18.  

1910  Charles Wegg-Prosser, solicitor on August - 18.  

1914  Pres Wilson issues Proclamation of Neutrality on this day in history.  

1914  On August - 18 oscar Egg sets new cycling hour record (44,247 km)  

1915  On this day in history braves Field opens in Boston to see Braves beat Cards 3-1  

1915  On this day in history max Lanier, baseball player  

1916  Elsa Morante, Italy, writer (L'isola di Arturo) on August - 18.  

1916  Edward D Pain, English journalist (NY World), dies in battle at 36 on August - 18.  

1917  Capt. (acting Major) Okill Massey Learmonth (2nd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France on this day in history.  

1917  On August - 18 sgt. Fredrick Hobson (20th Cdn. infanctry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France  

1917  Dutch Naval Air Force forms (MLD) on August - 18.  

1917  Casper Weinberger, US Secretary of Defense (1981-87) on this day in history.  

1918  On August - 18 elsa Morante, writer  

1919  Anti-Cigarette League of America forms in Chicago Illinois on this day in history.  

1919  Walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71) on August - 18.  

1920  On August - 18 tennessee ratifies 19th Amendment, guarantees women voting right  

1920  On August - 18 1st class debut of Walter Hammond  

1920  Bob Kennedy, baseball player on this day in history.  

1921  Zdzisław Żygulski, Jr., Polish art historian on this day in history.  

1922  On this day in history the birth of Shelley Winters, American actress  

1922  On this day in history alain Robbe-Grillet, France, novelist (Voyeur)  

1923  37th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (62 61) on August - 18.  

1923  On August - 18 jahangir Khan Irani, cricket wicketkeeper for India (1947-8 Aust tour)  

1924  On this day in history france begins retracting troops out of Ruhrgebied  

1924  On August - 18 mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, pres of Pakistan (1977-88)[or Aug 12]  

1925  On this day in history belgian & US sign treaty about war debts  

1925  On August - 18 brian W[ilson] Aldiss, UK, sci-fi author (Helliconia Trilogy)  

1926  England regain Ashes with 5th Test Cricket win, to take series 1-0 on August - 18.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1414  On this day in history birth of jami, Persian poet (d. 1492)  

1450  On August - 18 birth of marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pechinich, Croatian poet  

1579  On August - 18 birth of charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange  

1587  1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare) was born on August - 18.  

1587  Virginia Dare, 1st American born of English parents was born on August - 18.  

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

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Famous Deaths In August - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Decentius, Roman usurper on this day in history.  

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

1227  On this day in history genghis Khan, Mongol conqueror, dies  

1236  Theodorus Van Celles, monastery founder (Kruisheren), dies on August - 18.  

1258  On this day in history death of theodore II Lascaris, Emperor of the Empire of Nicaea  

1276  On August - 18 adrian V, [Ottobono Fieschi], Italian Pope (7/11-8/18/1276), dies  

1318  Death of Clare of Montefalco, Italian Abbess and religious leader (born c. 1268) on this day in history.  

1430  On this day in history death of thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (b. 1406)  

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