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Historical Events In August - 18

Monday, 28 September 2020

1927  On August - 18 rosalynn Smith Carter, Georgia, 1st lady (1977-1981), Jimmy's lust  

1928  On this day in history marge Schott, CEO (Cincinnati Reds)  

1929  Hugues Aufray, French singer on August - 18.  

1930  On August - 18 eastern Airlines begins passenger service  

1930  Carl Barger, Lewistown Pa, baseball pres (Pitts Pirates, Fla Marlins) on August - 18.  

1931  Lou Gehrig hitless in Detroit, his 1,000th consecutively played game on this day in history.  

1932  On this day in history auguste Piccard/Max Cosijns reach 16,201m in a balloon  

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 August - 18 106.5ø F-Hottest afternoon ever in Iowa to date  

1936  106.5F-Hottest afternoon ever in Iowa on August - 18.  

1937  On August - 18 the birth of Robert Redford, American actor and director  

1937  On August - 18 toyota Motor Company founded  

1937  On this day in history 1st FM radio construction permit issued (W1X0J (WGTR) in Boston MA)  

1938  On August - 18 fDR dedicates Thousand Islands Bridge connecting US and Canada  

1938  On this day in history fDR dedicates Thousand Islands Bridge connecting US & Canada  

1940  Chrysler founder Walter P. Chrysler dies on August - 18.  

1940  On August - 18 71 German aircrafts shot down above England  

1941  German concentration camp Amersfoort opens on August - 18.  

1942  Carlson's Raiders land on Makin, Gilbert islands, kill 350 Japs on August - 18.  

1942  Erwin Schulhoff, Czech/Russian composer/pianist, dies at 48 on August - 18.  

1943  On this day in history final convoy of Jews from Salonika Greece arrive at Auschwitz  

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

1944  Paris railroad workers strike against nazi occupiers on this day in history.  

1944  Cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 87 on August - 18.  

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

1946  Golf Writers Associaton of America formed on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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  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  Henry Hammond, English churchman (d. 1660) was born on August - 18.  

1606  On August - 18 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  Death of Decentius, Roman usurper on this day in history.  

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

1227  On August - 18 genghis Khan, Mongol conqueror, dies  

1236  On this day in history 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  On August - 18 death of thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (b. 1406)  

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