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Historical Events In December - 18

Thursday, 22 April 2021

1916  On this day in history the Battle of Verdun (France), one of the bloodiest WWI engagements, ends after 10 months and massive losses to both sides.  

1916  On December - 18 the birth of Betty Grable, American actress  

1916  Betty Grable, St Louis, great legs/actress (Gay Divorcee) on December - 18.  

1917  On December - 18 soviet regiment (Stalin/Lenin) declares Finland Independent  

1917  On this day in history ossie Davis, Cogdell GA, actor/playwright (Hot Stuff, Man Called Adam)  

1918  On this day in history henryk Jarecki, composer, dies at 72  

1919  On this day in history anita O'Day, Chicago, big band jazz singer (Gene Krupa, Stan Kanton)  

1919  On December - 18 horatio William Parker, composer, dies at 56  

1920  On December - 18 1st US postage stamps printed without the words United States or US  

1920  On this day in history rita Streich, German singer  

1922  Larry D Mann, Toronto Canada, actor (Marty-Accidental Family) on this day in history.  

1923  International zone of Tangier set up in Morocco on December - 18.  

1923  On this day in history lotti [Charlotte] van der Gaag, Dutch sculptor/painter  

1926  Peggy Cummins, North Wales, actress (Curse of the Demon) on this day in history.  

1927  Ramsey Clark, US attorney General (1967-69) on this day in history.  

1928  Józef Glemp, Polish cardinal on this day in history.  

1928  Lucien Capet, composer, dies at 55 on December - 18.  

1929  Gino Cimoli, American baseball player on December - 18.  

1930  On December - 18 bradman scores 258 NSW v South Aust, 289 mins, 37 fours  

1930  Moose Skowron, American baseball player on this day in history.  

1931  Gunnel Lindblom, Goeteborg Sweden, actor (Hunger, Virgin Spring) on this day in history.  

1931  On this day in history john T "Legs" Diamond, US gangster, murdered at 35  

1932  Chicago Bears beat Portsmouth Spartans 9-0 in 1st NFL playoff game on December - 18.  

1932  Roger Smith, South Gate Calif, actor (77 Sunset Strip) on December - 18.  

1932  On December - 18 eduard "Ede" Bernstein, German marxist/revisionist, dies at 82  

1934  Boris Valentinovich Volynov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 5, 21) on this day in history.  

1935  The $1 silver certificate is issued on December - 18.  

1935  On December - 18 bradman scores 117 in his 1st Shield cricket match for South Australia  

1935  Juan V Gomez, general/dictator of Venezuela (1908-35), dies on this day in history.  

1936  On December - 18 giant panda imported into US  

1936  1st giant panda imported into US on this day in history.  

1937  On this day in history s S Schultz, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1879), dies  

1939  On this day in history thousands watched from the shore as the German Pocket Battleship, Graf Spee is scuttled by her crew.  

1939  On this day in history finnish army recaptures Agläjärvi  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1507  On December - 18 birth of Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (d. 1551)  

1562  On this day in history birth of philipp Dulichius, composer  

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

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

1610  On December - 18 birth of charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist  

1620  On December - 18 birth of heinrich Roth, German Sanskrit scholar (d. 1668)  

1633  Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised was born on December - 18.  

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

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

1290  Death of King Magnus I of Sweden (b. 1240) on December - 18.  

1442  On December - 18 death of pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371)  

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 this day in history.  

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

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