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Historical Events In December - 18

Sunday, 14 August 2022

1841  On December - 18 felice Blangini, composer, dies at 60  

1844  On December - 18 lujo [Ludwig J von] Brentano, German economist  

1846  On this day in history copper first discovered in Western Australia.  

1848  Karl Schroder, composer on December - 18.  

1849  William Bond obtains first photograph of Moon through a telescope on December - 18.  

1849  On this day in history william Bond obtains 1st photograph of Moon through a telescope  

1852  Gaetano Coronaro, composer on December - 18.  

1856  Joseph John Thomson, Eng, physicist discovered electron (Nobel 1906) on this day in history.  

1858  Passy, at Paris: 1st "Samedi soir" i/d villa of lovers Rossini on this day in history.  

1858  On December - 18 joseph-Henri-Ignace Mees, composer, dies at 81  

1859  South Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth" on December - 18.  

1860  Edward Alexander MacDowell, US, composer (Indian Suite) on December - 18.  

1861  On December - 18 lionel Monckton, composer  

1862  The first orthopedic hospital is organized in New York City (The Hospital for the Ruptured and Crippled) on December - 18.  

1862  On December - 18 battle at Lexington, Tennessee (Forrest's Second Raid)  

1862  On December - 18 johnson Kelly Duncan, architect/Confederate brig-generaal, dies at 35  

1863  On this day in history french Ferdinand, archduke of Austria (Sarajevo/WW I)  

1865  Slavery abolished throughout America on December - 18.  

1865  Slavery is abolished in the US as the 13th Amendment to the Consitution is ratified on December - 18.  

1865  1st US cattle importation law passed on December - 18.  

1865  Francisco Manuel da Silva, composer, dies at 70 on December - 18.  

1867  Antoon van Welie, Dutch painter on December - 18.  

1869  On this day in history canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club plays its 1st game  

1869  Louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

1870  On this day in history andres Randolf, Denmark, actor (The Kiss)  

1872  On December - 18 opals first discovered in Australia, at Listowel Downs, Queensland.  

1873  On this day in history adolf Vogl, composer  

1877  Max Pallenberg, Austria, actor (Brave Suender)/husb of Fritzi Massary on this day in history.  

1878  French SS Byzantin sinks after collision in Dardanellen, 210 killed on December - 18.  

1879  On December - 18 the birth of Paul Klee, Swiss Painter  

1879  On December - 18 paul Klee, Münchenbuchsee Switzerland, Swiss/German abstract painter (Twittering Machine)  

1884  On December - 18 philippe van Isacker, Belgian minister  

1886  Ty Cobb, Colo, batted .367, stole 892 bases (Det Tigers) on this day in history.  

1888  Richard Wetherill and his brother in-law discover the ancient Indian ruins of Mesa Verde on December - 18.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1507  Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (d. 1551) was born on this day in history.  

1562  Philipp Dulichius, composer was born on December - 18.  

1569  On this day in history birth of jakob Hassler, composer  

1602  On December - 18 birth of simonds d'Ewes, English antiquarian and politician (d. 1650)  

1610  Charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist was born on this day in history.  

1620  Heinrich Roth, German Sanskrit scholar (d. 1668) was born on December - 18.  

1633  Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised was born on this day in history.  

1633  On December - 18 birth of willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptised  

Famous Deaths In December - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0468  Death of Huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita on this day in history.  

0821  Death of Theodulf, Bishop of Orléans on this day in history.  

1133  Death of Hildebert, French writer on December - 18.  

1290  On this day in history death of king Magnus I of Sweden (b. 1240)  

1442  Death of Pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371) on this day in history.  

1495  On this day in history death of king Alphonso II of Naples (b. 1448)  

1505  On December - 18 death of john IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed  

1565  On December - 18 benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62  

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