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Historical Events In December - 18

Thursday, 04 March 2021

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

1844  Lujo [Ludwig J von] Brentano, German economist on this day in history.  

1846  On December - 18 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  William Bond obtains 1st photograph of Moon through a telescope on this day in history.  

1852  On this day in history gaetano Coronaro, composer  

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

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

1858  Joseph-Henri-Ignace Mees, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

1860  On this day in history edward Alexander MacDowell, US, composer (Indian Suite)  

1861  Lionel Monckton, composer on this day in history.  

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

1862  Battle at Lexington, Tennessee (Forrest's Second Raid) on December - 18.  

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 this day in history.  

1865  Slavery abolished throughout America on this day in history.  

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

1865  1st US cattle importation law passed on this day in history.  

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

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

1869  On December - 18 canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club plays its 1st game  

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

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

1872  On this day in history opals first discovered in Australia, at Listowel Downs, Queensland.  

1873  Adolf Vogl, composer on this day in history.  

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  Paul Klee, Münchenbuchsee Switzerland, Swiss/German abstract painter (Twittering Machine) on this day in history.  

1884  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1569  On December - 18 birth of jakob Hassler, composer  

1602  Simonds d'Ewes, English antiquarian and politician (d. 1650) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

0821  On December - 18 death of theodulf, Bishop of Orléans  

1133  Death of Hildebert, French writer on this day in history.  

1290  Death of King Magnus I of Sweden (b. 1240) on this day in history.  

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

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

1505  Death of John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed on December - 18.  

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

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