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Historical Events In December - 18

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

1939  Matthew Brown, Journalist, dies at 51 on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On December - 18 munitions Minister C.D.Howe and 152 other survivors of the torpedoed lines SS Western Prince arive in Britian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  German submarine U-434 sinks on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Charlie Walker, cricketer (Aust tourist to England 1930, 1938), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1945  Uruguay joins the United Nations on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On December - 18 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  Indonesia begins it's 2nd political election on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1949  Phila Eagles beat LA Rams 14-0 in NFL championship game on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  Ellis W Ryan resigns as Cleve Indians president on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  KATV TV channel 7 in Little Rock, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On December - 18 japan admitted to UN  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On December - 18 "To Tell the Truth" debuts on CBS-TV  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On this day in history shippingport Atomic Power Station, first nuke plant to generate electricity  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  The Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, the first nuclear facility to generate electricity in the United States, goes online on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Shippingport Atomic Power Stn, 1st nuke plant to generate electricity on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  First voice from space recorded Christmas message by Eisenhower on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Niger gains autonomy within French Community (National Day) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1958  On December - 18 1st test project of Signal Communications by Orbiting Relay Equip  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On this day in history first voice from space: recorded Christmas message by Eisenhower  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 this day in history.  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  On December - 18 britain's EMI Records originally rejects the Beatles  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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1507  On this day in history birth of Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (d. 1551)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1562  Philipp Dulichius, composer was born on this day in history.  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 December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1610  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1133  On December - 18 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  On this day in history death of pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371)  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  Death of John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed on this day in history.  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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