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Historical Events In August - 18

Sunday, 16 May 2021

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 this day in history.  

1930  On August - 18 eastern Airlines begins passenger service  

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

1931  On this day in history lou Gehrig hitless in Detroit, his 1,000th consecutively played game  

1932  On August - 18 auguste Piccard/Max Cosijns reach 16,201m in a balloon  

1933  The birth of Roman Polanski, Polish director on this day in history.  

1934  On August - 18 48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H Cooke (61 64)  

1934  Delilah L Beasley, US author/columnist (Oakland Tribune), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1937  On this day in history toyota Motor Company founded  

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

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

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

1940  On August - 18 chrysler founder Walter P. Chrysler dies  

1940  71 German aircrafts shot down above England on this day in history.  

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

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

1942  On this day in history 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  Carl Hubbell wins his 253rd & final game, all with Giants on August - 18.  

1943  On this day in history 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  On August - 18 paris railroad workers strike against nazi occupiers  

1944  Cecile Chaminade, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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 August - 18.  

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

1947  On August - 18 naval torpedo and mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain killing 300  

1947  On August - 18 naval torpedo & mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain killing 300  

1949  On this day in history hungary adopts constitution  

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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  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 this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665)  

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.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Decentius, Roman usurper on August - 18.  

0849  On August - 18 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  On this day in history adrian V, [Ottobono Fieschi], Italian Pope (7/11-8/18/1276), dies  

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

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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