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Historical Events In December - 18

Saturday, 25 May 2019

1888  On December - 18 gladys Cooper, Lewisham England, actress (My Fair Lady)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  On December - 18 frederick Lugard occupies Uganda for British East Africa Company.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Lugards expedition to Mengo/Kampala, Uganda on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  On December - 18 edwin Howard Armstrong, NYC, radio pioneer inventor (FM)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  On December - 18 "Nutcracker Suite," Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet, premieres  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  On this day in history richard Owen, English zoologist (Dinosaurus), dies at 88  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  South Australian women given the vote on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  On December - 18 cricket day 4 1T Aus v Eng England following on 4-268, 7 in front  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  Fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  On December - 18 carlo A Alfieri, Italian Member of parliament, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1898  At a site near Paris, France, Count Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat sets the world's first official automobile land speed record of 39 miles per hour on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  Automobile speed record set-63 kph (39 mph) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  On December - 18 jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  On this day in history fieldmarshal Lord Roberts appointed Brit supreme commander in S Africa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  John William Glover, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  The Upper Ferntree Gully to Gembrook Narrow-gauge (2 ft 6 in or 762 mm) Railway (now the Puffing Billy Railway) in Victoria, Australia is opened for traffic on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  On this day in history panama Canal Zone acquired 'in perpetuity', by the USA for an annual rent  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  On December - 18 george Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  H V Hordern takes 8-81 in 2nd innings of F-C debut (NSW v Qld) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  Richard Sturzenegger, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  Edwin H "Buddy" Morris, music publisher on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  Christopher Fry, Bristol England, playwright (Ring Around the Moon) on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  Celia Johnson, England, actress (Happy Breed, Brief encounter) on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  On December - 18 mona Barrie, [Smith], London England, actress (Dawn on Great Divide)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1910  Abe Burrows, Bkln NY, Broadway composer (Guys & Dolls 1951 TONY) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On this day in history helen Vlachos, journalist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On December - 18 alberto Randegger, composer, dies at 79  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  he Piltdown Man, later discovered to be a hoax, is supposedly found in the Piltdown Gravel Pit, by Charles Dawson on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On December - 18 the birth of Willy Brandt, German statesman  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On this day in history alfred Bester, US, science fiction author (Decievers, Starlight)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On this day in history jerry Zipkin, socialite  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  President Wilson, widowed the year before, marries Edith Bolling Galt on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Pres Wilson, widowed the year before, marries Edith Bolling Galt on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On this day in history dario Mangiarotti, Italy, fencing, gold, 2 silver (Olympic-1948, 52)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In December - 18

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1507  Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (d. 1551) was born on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1562  On this day in history birth of philipp Dulichius, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1569  Jakob Hassler, composer was born on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1602  On December - 18 birth of simonds d'Ewes, English antiquarian and politician (d. 1650)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1610  On December - 18 birth of charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  On December - 18 birth of heinrich Roth, German Sanskrit scholar (d. 1668)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1633  Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised was born on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1633  On this day in history birth of willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptised  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In December - 18

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0468  Death of Huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0821  On this day in history death of theodulf, Bishop of Orléans  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1133  Death of Hildebert, French writer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1290  On this day in history death of king Magnus I of Sweden (b. 1240)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1442  On this day in history death of pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1495  On December - 18 death of king Alphonso II of Naples (b. 1448)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1505  Death of John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1565  On this day in history benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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