Historical Events In December - 18
Saturday, 25 May 2019
1841 On December - 18 felice Blangini, composer, dies at 60
1844 On December - 18 lujo [Ludwig J von] Brentano, German economist
1846 Copper first discovered in Western Australia on December - 18.
1848 Karl Schroder, composer on this day in history.
1849 William Bond obtains first photograph of Moon through a telescope on December - 18.
1849 On this day in history william Bond obtains 1st photograph of Moon through a telescope
1852 On December - 18 gaetano Coronaro, composer
1856 On December - 18 joseph John Thomson, Eng, physicist discovered electron (Nobel 1906)
1858 Passy, at Paris: 1st "Samedi soir" i/d villa of lovers Rossini on this day in history.
1858 Joseph-Henri-Ignace Mees, composer, dies at 81 on December - 18.
1859 On December - 18 south Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth"
1860 On December - 18 edward Alexander MacDowell, US, composer (Indian Suite)
1861 Lionel Monckton, composer on this day in history.
1862 The first orthopedic hospital is organized in New York City (The Hospital for the Ruptured and Crippled) on December - 18.
1862 Battle at Lexington, Tennessee (Forrest's Second Raid) on December - 18.
1862 On this day in history johnson Kelly Duncan, architect/Confederate brig-generaal, dies at 35
1863 French Ferdinand, archduke of Austria (Sarajevo/WW I) on this day in history.
1865 On December - 18 slavery abolished throughout America
1865 Slavery is abolished in the US as the 13th Amendment to the Consitution is ratified on December - 18.
1865 On this day in history 1st US cattle importation law passed
1865 Francisco Manuel da Silva, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1867 Antoon van Welie, Dutch painter on this day in history.
1869 Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club plays its 1st game on December - 18.
1869 Louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40 on December - 18.
1870 Andres Randolf, Denmark, actor (The Kiss) on this day in history.
1872 Opals first discovered in Australia, at Listowel Downs, Queensland on this day in history.
1873 On this day in history adolf Vogl, composer
1877 On December - 18 max Pallenberg, Austria, actor (Brave Suender)/husb of Fritzi Massary
1878 On this day in history french SS Byzantin sinks after collision in Dardanellen, 210 killed
1879 On December - 18 the birth of Paul Klee, Swiss Painter
1879 Paul Klee, Münchenbuchsee Switzerland, Swiss/German abstract painter (Twittering Machine) on this day in history.
1884 On December - 18 philippe van Isacker, Belgian minister
1886 Ty Cobb, Colo, batted .367, stole 892 bases (Det Tigers) on December - 18.
1888 Richard Wetherill and his brother in-law discover the ancient Indian ruins of Mesa Verde on this day in history.