Historical Events In April - 18
Sunday, 24 October 2021
1879 On this day in history trial of Standing Bear-Crook on indians citizen rights begins
1879 On April - 18 anthony Pannizim, principal librarian (British Museum), dies
1880 An F4 tornado strikes Marshfield, Missouri, killing 99 people and injuring 100 on this day in history.
1881 On April - 18 natural History Museum of South Kensington England opens
1881 Hermann KJ Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Dr Eisenbart) on April - 18.
1882 The birth of Leopold Stokowski, British composer on this day in history.
1882 Leopold Stokowski, London England, conductor (Cincinnati Symphony) on April - 18.
1883 Agnes Tyrrell, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.
1884 On April - 18 magda Janssens, Flemish/Neth actress/acting teacher (Maria Stuart)
1888 On April - 18 arnold Henry Moore Lunn, skier
1889 On this day in history in Germany First distant earthquake recorded. Ernst von Rebeur-Paschwitz made the first known recordings of a distant earthquake.
1889 On April - 18 in Japan a 7+ quake occured near east coast of Honshu, Japan. Teleseism first identified on a seismogram. The instruments were horizontal pendulums, designed by Ernst von Rebeur-Paschwitz to measure slight changes in the direction of the vertical. Two of these pendulums, located in Potsdam and Wilhelmshaven, recorded a large earthquake on April 17, 1889. The earthquake had been felt in Japan about an hour before it was recorded in Germany
1889 Jessie Street, Austrialian pro womans/aborigine rights fighter on this day in history.
1890 On April - 18 nY Commission of Emigration ends, closing Castle Clinton
1890 On this day in history james Rennie, Toronto Ontario, actor (Lash, Little Damozel)
1895 On April - 18 new York State passed an act that established free public baths! They were to be open 14 hours a day and provide hot and cold water.
1895 Anton F Pieck, Dutch illustrator (Efteling, Kaatsheuvel) [or April 19] on April - 18.
1896 On this day in history c Eugene Wegmann, Swiss geologist (Le Jura plisse)
1897 Pedro Regas, actor (Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour) [or Apr 12] on this day in history.
1898 On April - 18 lord Leatherland, British journalist/Labour peer
1898 Gustave Moureau, painter, dies on this day in history.
1899 John McGraw, at 36, managerial debut as Oriole manager on this day in history.
1900 On April - 18 louise Tazewell, [Louise Skiller Tazewell], entertainer
1902 On April - 18 denmark is 1st country to adopt fingerprinting to identify criminals
1903 Leonid Kinskey, St Petersburg Russia, actor (Casablanca) on April - 18.
1904 L'Humanité, under Jean Jaurès begins publishing on this day in history.
1906 An earthquake, followed by fire, destroys most of San Francisco, killing 3000 people on April - 18.
1906 On this day in history sF earthquake & fire kills nearly 4,000 & destroys 75% of the city
1906 The Great San Francisco Earthquake occurred at 5 13 a.m on April - 18.
1906 8.25 earthquake shakes SF Calif on April - 18.
1906 On April - 18 clara Eggink, [Ebbele], Dutch poetess (Life with JC Bloem)
1906 The Great San Francisco Earthquake occurred at 5:13 a.m on April - 18.
1907 On April - 18 fairmont Hotel opens
1907 On this day in history augustus Thomas' "Witching Hour," premieres in NYC