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Historical Events In August - 18

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1905  Greta Garbo, actress famed recluse on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1906  Andre Van Gyseghem, England, actor (Search for the Nile) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1907  On this day in history cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, Executive (BBC)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1907  John Kerr, physicist (magneto-optic Kerr-effect), dies at 82 on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On August - 18 armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Belenggu)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  Mayor of Tokyo Yukio Ozaki presents Washington, D.C. with 2,000 cherry trees, which President Taft decides to plant near the Potomac River on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  Miliza Korjus, Warsaw Poland, actress (Great Waltz) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1910  Charles Wegg-Prosser, solicitor on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  Pres Wilson issues Proclamation of Neutrality on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  Oscar Egg sets new cycling hour record (44,247 km) on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1915  Braves Field opens in Boston to see Braves beat Cards 3-1 on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  On this day in history max Lanier, baseball player  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  On this day in history elsa Morante, Italy, writer (L'isola di Arturo)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  On this day in history edward D Pain, English journalist (NY World), dies in battle at 36  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1917  Capt. (acting Major) Okill Massey Learmonth (2nd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1917  Sgt. Fredrick Hobson (20th Cdn. infanctry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70, France on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1917  On August - 18 dutch Naval Air Force forms (MLD)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1917  Casper Weinberger, US Secretary of Defense (1981-87) on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  Elsa Morante, writer on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1919  On August - 18 anti-Cigarette League of America forms in Chicago Illinois  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1919  Walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  Tennessee ratifies 19th Amendment, guarantees women voting right on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  On this day in history 1st class debut of Walter Hammond  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  On this day in history bob Kennedy, baseball player  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1921  On this day in history zdzisław Żygulski, Jr., Polish art historian  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  On this day in history the birth of Shelley Winters, American actress  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  Alain Robbe-Grillet, France, novelist (Voyeur) on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1923  37th US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla B Mallory (62 61) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1923  On this day in history jahangir Khan Irani, cricket wicketkeeper for India (1947-8 Aust tour)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1924  France begins retracting troops out of Ruhrgebied on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1924  Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, pres of Pakistan (1977-88)[or Aug 12] on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1925  On August - 18 belgian & US sign treaty about war debts  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1925  Brian W[ilson] Aldiss, UK, sci-fi author (Helliconia Trilogy) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1926  On August - 18 england regain Ashes with 5th Test Cricket win, to take series 1-0  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1414  On August - 18 birth of jami, Persian poet (d. 1492)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1450  Marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pechinich, Croatian poet was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1579  Charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1587  1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1587  Virginia Dare, 1st American born of English parents was born on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1596  On this day in history birth of jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1605  On August - 18 birth of henry Hammond, English churchman (d. 1660)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1606  On this day in history birth of maria Anna of Spain, Holy Roman Empire Empress and Queen of Hungary (d. 1646)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In August - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of decentius, Roman usurper  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0849  Death of Walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1227  Genghis Khan, Mongol conqueror, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1236  On this day in history theodorus Van Celles, monastery founder (Kruisheren), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1258  Death of Theodore II Lascaris, Emperor of the Empire of Nicaea on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1276  On this day in history adrian V, [Ottobono Fieschi], Italian Pope (7/11-8/18/1276), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1318  Death of Clare of Montefalco, Italian Abbess and religious leader (born c. 1268) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1430  Death of Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (b. 1406) on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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