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Historical Events In December - 18

Saturday, 23 March 2019

1888  On this day in history 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  Edwin Howard Armstrong, NYC, radio pioneer inventor (FM) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  On this day in history "Nutcracker Suite," Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet, premieres  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1894  South Australian women given the vote on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1897  Fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker on December - 18.  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  On December - 18 automobile speed record set-63 kph (39 mph)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1899  On this day in history john William Glover, composer, dies at 84  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  Panama Canal Zone acquired 'in perpetuity', by the USA for an annual rent on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1904  George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade) on this day in history.  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 December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  Edwin H "Buddy" Morris, music publisher on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  On this day in history christopher Fry, Bristol England, playwright (Ring Around the Moon)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  Celia Johnson, England, actress (Happy Breed, Brief encounter) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1911  Helen Vlachos, journalist on this day in history.  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 December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On this day in history 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  Jerry Zipkin, socialite on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  President Wilson, widowed the year before, marries Edith Bolling Galt on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  On this day in history pres Wilson, widowed the year before, marries Edith Bolling Galt  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Dario Mangiarotti, Italy, fencing, gold, 2 silver (Olympic-1948, 52) on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1507  Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (d. 1551) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1562  On December - 18 birth of philipp Dulichius, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1569  On this day in history birth of jakob Hassler, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1602  Simonds d'Ewes, English antiquarian and politician (d. 1650) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1610  Charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist was born on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  Heinrich Roth, German Sanskrit scholar (d. 1668) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1633  On December - 18 birth of adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1633  On December - 18 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  Death of Theodulf, Bishop of Orléans on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1133  On this day in history death of hildebert, French writer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1290  On December - 18 death of king Magnus I of Sweden (b. 1240)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1495  On this day in history death of king Alphonso II of Naples (b. 1448)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1505  On December - 18 death of john IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1565  On December - 18 benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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