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Historical Events In December - 18

Sunday, 28 November 2021

1841  Felice Blangini, composer, dies at 60 on December - 18.  

1844  Lujo [Ludwig J von] Brentano, German economist on December - 18.  

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 December - 18 william Bond obtains 1st photograph of Moon through a telescope  

1852  On December - 18 gaetano Coronaro, composer  

1856  On this day in history joseph John Thomson, Eng, physicist discovered electron (Nobel 1906)  

1858  On December - 18 passy, at Paris: 1st "Samedi soir" i/d villa of lovers Rossini  

1858  Joseph-Henri-Ignace Mees, composer, dies at 81 on December - 18.  

1859  On December - 18 south Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth"  

1860  On December - 18 edward Alexander MacDowell, US, composer (Indian Suite)  

1861  On this day in history 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  Battle at Lexington, Tennessee (Forrest's Second Raid) on December - 18.  

1862  Johnson Kelly Duncan, architect/Confederate brig-generaal, dies at 35 on December - 18.  

1863  On December - 18 french Ferdinand, archduke of Austria (Sarajevo/WW I)  

1865  On this day in history slavery abolished throughout America  

1865  Slavery is abolished in the US as the 13th Amendment to the Consitution is ratified on this day in history.  

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

1865  On December - 18 francisco Manuel da Silva, composer, dies at 70  

1867  On this day in history antoon van Welie, Dutch painter  

1869  Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club plays its 1st game on December - 18.  

1869  On December - 18 louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40  

1870  Andres Randolf, Denmark, actor (The Kiss) on December - 18.  

1872  Opals first discovered in Australia, at Listowel Downs, Queensland on December - 18.  

1873  Adolf Vogl, composer on December - 18.  

1877  On this day in history max Pallenberg, Austria, actor (Brave Suender)/husb of Fritzi Massary  

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

1879  The birth of Paul Klee, Swiss Painter on this day in history.  

1879  On this day in history paul Klee, Münchenbuchsee Switzerland, Swiss/German abstract painter (Twittering Machine)  

1884  Philippe van Isacker, Belgian minister on December - 18.  

1886  On December - 18 ty Cobb, Colo, batted .367, stole 892 bases (Det Tigers)  

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 December - 18.  

1562  Philipp Dulichius, composer was born on this day in history.  

1569  On December - 18 birth of jakob Hassler, composer  

1602  On this day in history birth of simonds d'Ewes, English antiquarian and politician (d. 1650)  

1610  Charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist was born on December - 18.  

1620  Heinrich Roth, German Sanskrit scholar (d. 1668) was born on this day in history.  

1633  On this day in history birth of adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised  

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

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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  On December - 18 death of theodulf, Bishop of Orléans  

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

1290  On December - 18 death of king Magnus I of Sweden (b. 1240)  

1442  On this day in history death of pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371)  

1495  On December - 18 death of king Alphonso II of Naples (b. 1448)  

1505  On this day in history death of john IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed  

1565  Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62 on December - 18.  

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