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Historical Events In December - 18

Monday, 25 January 2021

1939  On this day in history matthew Brown, Journalist, dies at 51  

1940  On this day in history munitions Minister C.D.Howe and 152 other survivors of the torpedoed lines SS Western Prince arive in Britian  

1941  On December - 18 german submarine U-434 sinks  

1942  On this day in history charlie Walker, cricketer (Aust tourist to England 1930, 1938), dies  

1944  Destroyers "Hull," "Spence" and "Monaghan" sink in typhoon (Phillippines) on December - 18.  

1944  On December - 18 destroyers "Hull," "Spence" & "Monaghan" sink in typhoon (Philippines)  

1945  Uruguay joins the United Nations on this day in history.  

1945  On December - 18 uruguay joins UN  

1946  TV's 1st network dramatic serial "Faraway Hill" ends 2 month run on this day in history.  

1947  Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Optissima Pax on December - 18.  

1948  Indonesia begins it's 2nd political election on this day in history.  

1948  Janet Fay, hammered to death by Honeymoon Killers on December - 18.  

1949  Phila Eagles beat LA Rams 14-0 in NFL championship game on this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history ellis W Ryan resigns as Cleve Indians president  

1953  On this day in history kATV TV channel 7 in Little Rock, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting  

1956  Japan admitted to UN on December - 18.  

1956  On this day in history "To Tell the Truth" debuts on CBS-TV  

1957  Shippingport Atomic Power Station, first nuke plant to generate electricity on December - 18.  

1957  On December - 18 the Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, the first nuclear facility to generate electricity in the United States, goes online.  

1957  Shippingport Atomic Power Stn, 1st nuke plant to generate electricity on this day in history.  

1958  On December - 18 first voice from space recorded Christmas message by Eisenhower  

1958  Niger gains autonomy within French Community (National Day) on December - 18.  

1958  Project SCORE, the world's first experimental communications satellite, was launched on December - 18.  

1958  On December - 18 test project of Signal Communications by Orbiting Relay Equip  

1958  1st test project of Signal Communications by Orbiting Relay Equip on December - 18.  

1958  First voice from space: recorded Christmas message by Eisenhower on this day in history.  

1959  Sammy Baugh named 1st coach of NY Titans (AFL) on this day in history.  

1959  On this day in history dorothy L Sayers, writer, dies at 66  

1960  General Meeting of UN condemns apartheid on December - 18.  

1961  India annexes Portuguese colonies of Goa, Damao and Diu on this day in history.  

1961  On December - 18 britain's EMI Records originally rejects the Beatles  

1962  On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch' 13th Symphony, premieres in Moscow  

1963  Muskegon, MI gets 3' of snow on this day in history.  

1963  On December - 18 clarke runs world record 10k (28:15.6)  

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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  On this day in history birth of philipp Dulichius, composer  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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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