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Historical Events In December - 18

Monday, 20 May 2019

1939  On December - 18 matthew Brown, Journalist, dies at 51  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  Munitions Minister C.D.Howe and 152 other survivors of the torpedoed lines SS Western Prince arive in Britian on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  German submarine U-434 sinks on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Charlie Walker, cricketer (Aust tourist to England 1930, 1938), dies on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On December - 18 destroyers "Hull," "Spence" and "Monaghan" sink in typhoon (Phillippines)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  Destroyers "Hull," "Spence" & "Monaghan" sink in typhoon (Philippines) on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Uruguay joins the United Nations on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history uruguay joins UN  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  TV's 1st network dramatic serial "Faraway Hill" ends 2 month run on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On December - 18 pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Optissima Pax  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1948  On this day in history indonesia begins it's 2nd political election  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Janet Fay, hammered to death by Honeymoon Killers on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On this day in history phila Eagles beat LA Rams 14-0 in NFL championship game  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On this day in history ellis W Ryan resigns as Cleve Indians president  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On this day in history kATV TV channel 7 in Little Rock, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Japan admitted to UN on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  "To Tell the Truth" debuts on CBS-TV on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Shippingport Atomic Power Station, first nuke plant to generate electricity on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On this day in history the Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, the first nuclear facility to generate electricity in the United States, goes online.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Shippingport Atomic Power Stn, 1st nuke plant to generate electricity on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On December - 18 first voice from space recorded Christmas message by Eisenhower  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Niger gains autonomy within French Community (National Day) on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Project SCORE, the world's first experimental communications satellite, was launched on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Test project of Signal Communications by Orbiting Relay Equip on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  1st test project of Signal Communications by Orbiting Relay Equip on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  First voice from space: recorded Christmas message by Eisenhower on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On December - 18 sammy Baugh named 1st coach of NY Titans (AFL)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  Dorothy L Sayers, writer, dies at 66 on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On this day in history general Meeting of UN condemns apartheid  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  India annexes Portuguese colonies of Goa, Damao and Diu on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Britain's EMI Records originally rejects the Beatles on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  Dmitri Shostakovitch' 13th Symphony, premieres in Moscow on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On this day in history muskegon, MI gets 3' of snow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Clarke runs world record 10k (28:15.6) on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In December - 18

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1507  On December - 18 birth of Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (d. 1551)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1569  On December - 18 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  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 this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0821  Death of Theodulf, Bishop of Orléans on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1133  Death of Hildebert, French writer on December - 18.  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  Death of King Alphonso II of Naples (b. 1448) on this day in history.  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  Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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