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Historical Events In December - 18

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1888  Gladys Cooper, Lewisham England, actress (My Fair Lady) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1890  On this day in history lugards expedition to Mengo/Kampala, Uganda  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1894  On this day in history south Australian women given the vote.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1894  On this day in history cricket day 4 1T Aus v Eng England following on 4-268, 7 in front  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  On December - 18 fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  Carlo A Alfieri, Italian Member of parliament, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  Automobile speed record set-63 kph (39 mph) on December - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist on December - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1899  Fieldmarshal Lord Roberts appointed Brit supreme commander in S Africa on December - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1899  On this day in history john William Glover, composer, dies at 84  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1904  On this day in history george Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  H V Hordern takes 8-81 in 2nd innings of F-C debut (NSW v Qld) on December - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  Richard Sturzenegger, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1907  Christopher Fry, Bristol England, playwright (Ring Around the Moon) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On December - 18 celia Johnson, England, actress (Happy Breed, Brief encounter)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  Mona Barrie, [Smith], London England, actress (Dawn on Great Divide) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1910  On December - 18 abe Burrows, Bkln NY, Broadway composer (Guys & Dolls 1951 TONY)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1911  Helen Vlachos, journalist on December - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1911  On this day in history alberto Randegger, composer, dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  On December - 18 he Piltdown Man, later discovered to be a hoax, is supposedly found in the Piltdown Gravel Pit, by Charles Dawson.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  The birth of Willy Brandt, German statesman on December - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  Alfred Bester, US, science fiction author (Decievers, Starlight) on December - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  Jerry Zipkin, socialite on December - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1915  On December - 18 pres Wilson, widowed the year before, marries Edith Bolling Galt  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  On December - 18 dario Mangiarotti, Italy, fencing, gold, 2 silver (Olympic-1948, 52)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1562  Philipp Dulichius, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1569  Jakob Hassler, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1610  On this day in history birth of charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1620  On this day in history birth of heinrich Roth, German Sanskrit scholar (d. 1668)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1633  Willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptised was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In December - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0468  On December - 18 death of huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0821  On this day in history death of theodulf, Bishop of Orléans  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1133  On December - 18 death of hildebert, French writer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1442  On December - 18 death of pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1505  On this day in history death of john IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1565  Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62 on December - 18.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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