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Historical Events In December - 18

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1939  On this day in history matthew Brown, Journalist, dies at 51  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  On December - 18 german submarine U-434 sinks  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1944  Destroyers "Hull," "Spence" & "Monaghan" sink in typhoon (Philippines) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1945  Uruguay joins UN on this day in history.  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  Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Optissima Pax on this day in history.  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  On December - 18 janet Fay, hammered to death by Honeymoon Killers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On December - 18 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  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  "To Tell the Truth" debuts on CBS-TV on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1958  On December - 18 niger gains autonomy within French Community (National Day)  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  On this day in history first voice from space: recorded Christmas message by Eisenhower  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1960  General Meeting of UN condemns apartheid on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On this day in history india annexes Portuguese colonies of Goa, Damao and Diu  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1962  On December - 18 dmitri Shostakovitch' 13th Symphony, premieres in Moscow  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  ĹŚuchi 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  Jakob Hassler, composer was born on December - 18.  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  Heinrich Roth, German Sanskrit scholar (d. 1668) was born on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1633  On this day in history birth of adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1633  Willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptised was born on December - 18.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In December - 18

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0468  On this day in history death of huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0821  On December - 18 death of theodulf, Bishop of OrlĂ©ans  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1133  Death of Hildebert, French writer on this day in history.  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  On this day in history death of king Alphonso II of Naples (b. 1448)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1505  On this day in history 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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