Historical Events In January - 18
Sunday, 01 October 2023
1884 General Charles Gordon departs London for Khartoum on this day in history.
1884 On this day in history arthur Ransome, English author (Swallows & Amazons)
1886 On January - 18 modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England.
1886 Antoine Pevsner, French sculptor on January - 18.
1886 Michal Czajchovski, [Sadik Pasja], writer, dies on January - 18.
1890 On this day in history amadeus I FM, king of Spain (1870-73), dies at 44
1892 On January - 18 the birth of Oliver Hardy, American comedian
1892 Oliver Hardy, Harlem Ga, comedy team member (Laurel & Hardy) on this day in history.
1893 On this day in history john Lawrence Seymour, composer
1894 Wilhelm HC Tenhaeff, Dutch parapsychologist on January - 18.
1895 On January - 18 amsterdam's AFC soccer team forms
1896 British troops occupy Kumasi, West Africa on January - 18.
1896 On this day in history the first demonstration of an x-ray machine in the US, New York City NY
1896 On January - 18 1st demonstration of an X-ray machine in US (NYC)
1896 Hans H Holm, Norwegian poet (Jonsoknatt) on January - 18.
1900 On this day in history jan Blockx's "TÃ¿l Uilenspiegel" premieres in Brussels
1901 On this day in history pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Graves De Communi Re
1901 Arie Querido, Dutch social psychiatrist on January - 18.
1902 Filippo Marchetti, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history berthold Goldschmidt, German/British (opera)composer (Beatrice Cenci)
1904 The birth of Cary Grant, American Hollywood film actor2007 Comet McNaught, the brightest comet to appear in over 40 years, becomes visible over the Southern Hemisphere. Hurricane Kyrill creates havoc as it passes across northern Europe.jan 18 - The strongest storm in the UK for 17 years kills 14 people, Germany sees the worst storm since 1999 with 13 deaths. Hurricane Kyrill, caused at least 44 deaths across 20 countries in Western Europe. Other losses include the Container Ship MSC Napoli destroyed by the storm of the coast of Devon, England on this day in history.
1904 Cary Grant, England, actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest) on this day in history.
1904 The birth of Cary Grant, American Hollywood film actor on January - 18.
1905 French government of Combes falls on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history french govt of Combes falls
1905 On this day in history chick Chandler, Kingston NY, actor (Barney-One Happy Family)
1906 On this day in history hans Aeschbacher, Swiss sculptor (Venus de Six-Tours)
1906 BartolomÃ© Mitre, president of Argentina (1862-70), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history variety magazine publishes film reviews for the first time.
1907 Janos Ferencsik, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Budapest Opera) on this day in history.
1908 On this day in history frederick Delius' "Brigg Fair," premieres
1908 Albert P Morano, (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59) on January - 18.
1910 On January - 18 arthur John Howard, actor (Frieda, Last Holiday, Paradiso, Glass Cage)
1911 On this day in history a plane lands on the deck of a ship for the first time, in the USA