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Historical Events In August - 18

Friday, 03 July 2020

1927  Rosalynn Smith Carter, Georgia, 1st lady (1977-1981), Jimmy's lust on August - 18.  

1928  Marge Schott, CEO (Cincinnati Reds) on August - 18.  

1929  On this day in history hugues Aufray, French singer  

1930  Eastern Airlines begins passenger service on this day in history.  

1930  On August - 18 carl Barger, Lewistown Pa, baseball pres (Pitts Pirates, Fla Marlins)  

1931  Lou Gehrig hitless in Detroit, his 1,000th consecutively played game on August - 18.  

1932  Auguste Piccard/Max Cosijns reach 16,201m in a balloon on August - 18.  

1933  On August - 18 the birth of Roman Polanski, Polish director  

1934  48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H Cooke (61 64) on this day in history.  

1934  Delilah L Beasley, US author/columnist (Oakland Tribune), dies at 61 on August - 18.  

1936  On this day in history 106.5ø F-Hottest afternoon ever in Iowa to date  

1936  106.5F-Hottest afternoon ever in Iowa on this day in history.  

1937  The birth of Robert Redford, American actor and director on this day in history.  

1937  On August - 18 toyota Motor Company founded  

1937  1st FM radio construction permit issued (W1X0J (WGTR) in Boston MA) on August - 18.  

1938  FDR dedicates Thousand Islands Bridge connecting US and Canada on this day in history.  

1938  FDR dedicates Thousand Islands Bridge connecting US & Canada on August - 18.  

1940  Chrysler founder Walter P. Chrysler dies on this day in history.  

1940  71 German aircrafts shot down above England on August - 18.  

1941  German concentration camp Amersfoort opens on this day in history.  

1942  Carlson's Raiders land on Makin, Gilbert islands, kill 350 Japs on this day in history.  

1942  On August - 18 erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist, dies at 48  

1943  Final convoy of Jews from Salonika Greece arrive at Auschwitz on this day in history.  

1943  On this day in history carl Hubbell wins his 253rd & final game, all with Giants  

1943  On August - 18 hans Jeschonnek, German air force general/chief-staff, commits suicide  

1944  On August - 18 major David V. Currie (The South Alberta Regiment) wins the Victoria Cross at St. Lambert-sur-Dives, France  

1944  On this day in history paris railroad workers strike against nazi occupiers  

1944  On this day in history cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 87  

1945  On August - 18 scheduled demonstrations at Polo Grounds & Ebbets Field to end segregation in organized baseball are called off  

1946  On August - 18 golf Writers Associaton of America formed  

1946  Golf Writers Associaton of America forms on August - 18.  

1947  Naval torpedo and mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain killing 300 on this day in history.  

1947  Naval torpedo & mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain killing 300 on August - 18.  

1949  Hungary adopts constitution 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 August - 18.  

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 August - 18.  

1587  1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare) was born on this day in history.  

1587  On this day in history birth of virginia Dare, 1st American born of English parents  

1596  On August - 18 birth of jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665)  

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

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  Death of Walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian on this day in history.  

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

1236  On this day in history theodorus Van Celles, monastery founder (Kruisheren), dies  

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  Death of Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (b. 1406) on August - 18.  

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