Historical Events In February - 18
Monday, 06 July 2020
1895 On February - 18 george "The Gipper" Gipp, football star (Notre Dame)
1895 Albrecht FR, arch duke of Austrian (Battle at Custozza), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1896 On February - 18 cave of Winds at Niagara Falls goes almost dry for first time in 50 years
1896 On this day in history the birth of Andre Breton, French poet.
1896 Cave of Winds at Niagara Falls goes almost dry for 1st time in 50 yrs on February - 18.
1897 Charles Kuentz, WW1 veteran, changed nationality 4 times (d.2005) on this day in history.
1898 Enzo Ferrari, racing car manufacturer, Modena on February - 18.
1898 Frances Willard, founder (Woman's Christian Temperance), dies at 58 on February - 18.
1899 On this day in history 80º F, San Francisco CA
1899 On February - 18 san Francisco named as a port of dispatch for Army transports
1899 80°F in SF on February - 18.
1899 Arthur Bryant, English historian (King Charles II) on February - 18.
1899 M Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician, dies at 56 on February - 18.
1900 Battle at Paardeberg, 1,270 British killed/injured on February - 18.
1900 British troops occupy Monte Christo Natal on February - 18.
1900 On this day in history ajax soccer team forms in Amsterdam
1901 H Cecil Booth patented a dust removing suction cleaner on February - 18.
1901 On February - 18 reginald Sheffield, London England, actor (Second Chance)
1902 On this day in history charles F. Tiffany, founder of the jewelry company that bears his name, dies.
1902 On this day in history opera "Hunchback of Notre Dame," premieres in Monte Carlo
1903 Kuyper government launches anti strike laws on this day in history.
1903 On February - 18 kuyper govt launches anti strike laws
1903 Nikolaj V Podgorny, pres USSR (1965-77) on February - 18.
1905 On this day in history frank Wedekind's "Hidada, oder Sein und Haben," premieres in Munich
1905 Jules de Geyter, Belgian poet (International), dies at 75 on February - 18.
1906 Vincent d'Indy's "Jour D'Ã©tÃ© Ã La Montagne," premieres in Paris on February - 18.
1906 Willem Doorenbos, literary/critic, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history billy Dewolfe, Wollaston Mass, actor (Good Morning World)
1908 US postage stamps in coils issued on February - 18.
1908 On February - 18 1st US postage stamps in rolls issued
1909 Boston Red Sox trade Cy Young, at 41, to Cleveland Naps on this day in history.
1909 Matti Jarvinen, Finland, javelin thrower (Olympic-gold-1932) on February - 18.
1911 On this day in history the first official flight with air mail takes place in Allahabad, British India, when Henri Pequet, a 23-year-old pilot, delivers 6,500 letters to Naini, about 10 km away.
1911 On February - 18 bill Murdoch, cricketer, dies while watching Aust v S Africa Test