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Historical Events In December - 18

Sunday, 16 May 2021

1841  Felice Blangini, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1844  On this day in history lujo [Ludwig J von] Brentano, German economist  

1846  Copper first discovered in Western Australia on this day in history.  

1848  Karl Schroder, composer on this day in history.  

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

1849  William Bond obtains 1st photograph of Moon through a telescope on December - 18.  

1852  On December - 18 gaetano Coronaro, composer  

1856  On December - 18 joseph John Thomson, Eng, physicist discovered electron (Nobel 1906)  

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

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

1859  South Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth" on this day in history.  

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

1861  On December - 18 lionel Monckton, composer  

1862  On this day in history the first orthopedic hospital is organized in New York City (The Hospital for the Ruptured and Crippled).  

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

1862  On this day in history johnson Kelly Duncan, architect/Confederate brig-generaal, dies at 35  

1863  French Ferdinand, archduke of Austria (Sarajevo/WW I) on December - 18.  

1865  On December - 18 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  Francisco Manuel da Silva, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1870  Andres Randolf, Denmark, actor (The Kiss) on this day in history.  

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

1873  Adolf Vogl, composer on December - 18.  

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

1878  On this day in history french SS Byzantin sinks after collision in Dardanellen, 210 killed  

1879  On this day in history the birth of Paul Klee, Swiss Painter  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1569  Jakob Hassler, composer was born on December - 18.  

1602  Simonds d'Ewes, English antiquarian and politician (d. 1650) was born on December - 18.  

1610  On this day in history birth of charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist  

1620  On this day in history birth of heinrich Roth, German Sanskrit scholar (d. 1668)  

1633  On December - 18 birth of adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised  

1633  Willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptised was born on December - 18.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0468  On December - 18 death of huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita  

0821  On this day in history death of theodulf, Bishop of Orléans  

1133  On this day in history death of hildebert, French writer  

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

1442  Death of Pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371) on December - 18.  

1495  Death of King Alphonso II of Naples (b. 1448) on this day in history.  

1505  Death of John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed on this day in history.  

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

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