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Historical Events In August - 18

Friday, 07 May 2021

1949  Paul J Mares, US jazz trumpetist/composer (Tin Roof Blues), dies at 49 on August - 18.  

1950  On this day in history julien Lahaut, the chairman of the Communist Party of Belgium is assassinated by far-right elements.  

1950  On this day in history julien Lahaut, chairman Belgian Communist Party, murdered  

1951  Cricket 1st-class debut of Raymond Illingworth on August - 18.  

1952  On August - 18 ralph Byrd, actor (Dick Tracy TV Show), dies at 43  

1954  Asst Sec of Labor James Wilkins became first black to attend cabinet on this day in history.  

1954  James E Wilkins is 1st black to attend a US cabinet meeting on August - 18.  

1955  On August - 18 -19] Hurricane Diane, kills 400 in US  

1956  On this day in history cin Reds (8) & Cubs (2) combine to hit 10 HRs in a 9 inning game  

1957  On this day in history amelia Wershoven sets record of female throwing a baseball (252'4")  

1957  On this day in history amelia Wershoven sets record of female throwing a baseball (252'4½")  

1957  Wawrzyniec Jerzy Zulawski, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

1958  On August - 18 fidel Castro makes a speech on Cuban pirate radio Rebelde  

1958  On this day in history great Britain issues regional stamps (N Ireland, Scotland andWales)  

1958  Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov, published on this day in history.  

1958  On August - 18 tV game show scandal investigation starts  

1958  On August - 18 "Lolita," by Vladimir Nabokov, published  

1961  Construction on Berlin Wall completed on August - 18.  

1961  On August - 18 learned Hand, Chief judge of US court of Appeals, dies at 89  

1962  On August - 18 peter, Paul and Mary release their first hit "If I Had a Hammer"  

1962  Cleo Ridgely, silent screen actress (I Remember Mama), dies at 68 on August - 18.  

1963  On August - 18 andy Morales was born  

1963  James Meredith became first black graduate from U of Mississippi on August - 18.  

1966  On this day in history battle of Long Tan, Vietnam  

1966  First ship-to-shore satellite radio message sent on August - 18.  

1966  The 'Cultural Revolution' in China begins on August - 18.  

1966  On this day in history isaac Keesing, Dutch founder (System Keesing), dies at 80  

1967  On this day in history rolling Stones release "We Love You"  

1968  Cy Walter, pianist (3's Company), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history laci Boldemann, composer, dies at 48  

1972  On August - 18 police fine Paul and Linda McCartney $800 in Sweden cannabis possession  

1973  Hank Aaron's record 1,378 extra base hit surpasses Stan Musial record on this day in history.  

1976  USSR's Luna 24 soft-lands on Moon on this day in history.  

1978  On August - 18 memphis, Tenn, settles with striking police officers andfirefighters  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1414  On August - 18 birth of jami, Persian poet (d. 1492)  

1450  Marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pechinich, Croatian poet was born on this day in history.  

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  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 August - 18.  

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

1227  Genghis Khan, Mongol conqueror, dies on this day in history.  

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

1258  On August - 18 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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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