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Historical Events In August - 18

Monday, 27 March 2023

1949  Paul J Mares, US jazz trumpetist/composer (Tin Roof Blues), dies at 49 on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  On this day in history julien Lahaut, the chairman of the Communist Party of Belgium is assassinated by far-right elements.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  On this day in history julien Lahaut, chairman Belgian Communist Party, murdered  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1951  Cricket 1st-class debut of Raymond Illingworth on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1952  Ralph Byrd, actor (Dick Tracy TV Show), dies at 43 on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  Asst Sec of Labor James Wilkins became first black to attend cabinet on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  James E Wilkins is 1st black to attend a US cabinet meeting on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  -19] Hurricane Diane, kills 400 in US on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  On August - 18 cin Reds (8) & Cubs (2) combine to hit 10 HRs in a 9 inning game  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  Amelia Wershoven sets record of female throwing a baseball (252'4") on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  On this day in history amelia Wershoven sets record of female throwing a baseball (252'4½")  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  On August - 18 wawrzyniec Jerzy Zulawski, composer, dies at 41  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  On August - 18 fidel Castro makes a speech on Cuban pirate radio Rebelde  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  Great Britain issues regional stamps (N Ireland, Scotland andWales) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  On August - 18 lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov, published  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  On August - 18 tV game show scandal investigation starts  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  "Lolita," by Vladimir Nabokov, published on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  Construction on Berlin Wall completed on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  Learned Hand, Chief judge of US court of Appeals, dies at 89 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On August - 18 peter, Paul and Mary release their first hit "If I Had a Hammer"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  Cleo Ridgely, silent screen actress (I Remember Mama), dies at 68 on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  On this day in history andy Morales was born  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  On this day in history james Meredith became first black graduate from U of Mississippi  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  Battle of Long Tan, Vietnam on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On August - 18 first ship-to-shore satellite radio message sent  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On this day in history the 'Cultural Revolution' in China begins  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On this day in history isaac Keesing, Dutch founder (System Keesing), dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  Rolling Stones release "We Love You" on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  On August - 18 cy Walter, pianist (3's Company), dies at 52  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  Laci Boldemann, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On August - 18 police fine Paul and Linda McCartney $800 in Sweden cannabis possession  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On this day in history hank Aaron's record 1,378 extra base hit surpasses Stan Musial record  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  On August - 18 uSSR's Luna 24 soft-lands on Moon  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  Memphis, Tenn, settles with striking police officers andfirefighters on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1450  On this day in history birth of marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pechinich, Croatian poet  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1579  On this day in history birth of charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1587  On August - 18 birth of 1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare)  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  Jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665) was born on August - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1605  Henry Hammond, English churchman (d. 1660) was born on August - 18.  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

Famous Deaths In August - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Decentius, Roman usurper on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0849  On August - 18 death of walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian  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 August - 18 theodorus Van Celles, monastery founder (Kruisheren), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1258  On this day in history death of theodore II Lascaris, Emperor of the Empire of Nicaea  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1430  On this day in history death of thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (b. 1406)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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