Historical Events In April - 18
Monday, 03 August 2020
1846 On April - 18 the telegraph ticker was patented by R.E. House of New York City.
1848 On April - 18 american victory at the battle of Cerro Gordo opens the way for invasion of Mexico.
1852 George Clausen, painter on April - 18.
1853 On this day in history first train in Asia (Bombay to Tanna, 36 km)
1853 On this day in history 1st train in Asia (Bombay to Tanna, 36 km)
1853 William King, US VP, dies a month after his inauguration on this day in history.
1854 On this day in history joseph Antoni Frantiszek Elsner, composer, dies at 84
1855 On this day in history abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Jan Steen)
1855 Jean-Baptiste Isabey, painter, dies on this day in history.
1856 Russian Republic Chancellor Earl von Nesselrode resigns on April - 18.
1857 On April - 18 clarence S Darrow, defense attorney at Scopes monkey trial
1859 Montreal Canadiens wins their 4th straight NHL Stanley Cup on April - 18.
1859 Eduard G H H Cuypers, architect (Sanatorium High-Laren) on April - 18.
1861 On April - 18 col Robert E Lee turns down offer to command Union armies
1861 On April - 18 battle of Harpers Ferry, VA
1861 On this day in history heinrich August Neithardt, composer, dies at 67
1862 Battle of Ft Jackson, Ft St Philip & New Orlean's, LA on April - 18.
1863 On April - 18 in Weston-super-Mare, England Augustus Love born. Love waves, named after A.E.H. Love, are earthquake waves that move horizontally with respect to the direction of travel, with no vertical motion.
1863 On April - 18 felix Blumenfeld, composer
1864 Battle of Poison Springs, AR (Camden Expedition) on this day in history.
1864 On this day in history richard Harding Davis, US, journalist/author (In The Fig)
1865 On April - 18 confederate Gen Johnson surrendered to Gen Sherman in North Carolina
1867 Robert Smirke, architect, dies on April - 18.
1868 On April - 18 c H F Peters discovers asteroid #98 Ianthe
1868 San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals formed on this day in history.
1868 Didericus G van Epen, genealogist (Dutch Patriciate) on this day in history.
1869 On this day in history first international cricket match, held in SF, wins by Californian
1869 On April - 18 1st international cricket match, held in SF, wins by Californian
1871 Henry Stephenson, Brit WI, actor (Conquest, Little Old NY, Mr Lucky) on this day in history.
1871 On April - 18 omar Pasha, [Michael Lats], Croatian governor, dies at 64
1873 Jean Roger-Ducasse, composer on April - 18.
1873 On this day in history justus Freiherr von Liebig, German chemist, dies at 69
1874 On this day in history david Livingstone, buried in Westminster Abbey
1876 On April - 18 daniel O'Leary completes a 500 mile walk in 139 hrs 32 min