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September 18th, 2053 (September 18 2053)BirthTrajan, Roman Emperor (died in 117)
September 18th, 2007 (September 18 2007)EventPresident General Pervez Musharraf announces that he will step down as army chief and restore civilian rule to Pakistan, but only after he is re-elected president
September 18th, 2007 (September 18 2007)EventBuddhist monks join anti-government protesters in Myanmar, starting what some call the Saffron Revolution
September 18th, 2007 (September 18 2007)DeathPepsi Tate Bassist from the glam-rock band, tigertailz (born in 1965)
September 18th, 2006 (September 18 2006)EventRight wing protesters riot the building of the Hungarian Television in Budapest, Hungary, one day after an audio tape was made public, on which Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany admitted he and his party lied during the 2006 general elections.
September 18th, 2006 (September 18 2006)DeathEdward J. King, 66th Governor of Massachusetts (born in 1925)
September 18th, 2005 (September 18 2005)DeathMichael Park, British Rally co-driver (born in 1966)
September 18th, 2004 (September 18 2004)DeathNorman Cantor, Canadian historian (born in 1929)
September 18th, 2004 (September 18 2004)DeathRuss Meyer, American film director (born in 1922)
September 18th, 2003 (September 18 2003)EventHurricane Isabel makes landfall in the U.S.
September 18th, 2003 (September 18 2003)EventThe UK s Local Government Act 2003, repealing Section 28, receives Royal Assent.
September 18th, 2003 (September 18 2003)DeathEmil Fackenheim, German Holocaust survivor and philosopher (born in 1916) Philo Quotes
September 18th, 2003 (September 18 2003)DeathBob Mitchell, British politician (born in 1927)
September 18th, 2002 (September 18 2002)EventThe body of missing schoolgirl Amanda Dowler is found in Yateley heath in Hampshire, ending a six-month search.
September 18th, 2002 (September 18 2002)DeathBob Hayes, American athlete (born in 1942)
September 18th, 2002 (September 18 2002)DeathMauro Ramos, Brazilian football player (born in 1930)
September 18th, 2001 (September 18 2001)EventFirst mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey in the 2001 anthrax attacks.
September 18th, 2001 (September 18 2001)DeathErnie Coombs, Canadian entertainer (born in 1927)
September 18th, 1998 (September 18 1998)EventICANN is formed.
September 18th, 1997 (September 18 1997)EventU.S. media magnate Ted Turner donates USD $1 billion to the United Nations.Ted Turner Quotes
September 18th, 1997 (September 18 1997)EventVoters in Wales vote yes (50.3%) on a referendum on Welsh autonomy.
September 18th, 1997 (September 18 1997)DeathJimmy Witherspoon, blues singer (born in 1920)
September 18th, 1996 (September 18 1996)EventNerva is proclaimed Roman Emperor after Domitian is assassinated.
September 18th, 1996 (September 18 1996)DeathDomitian, Roman Emperor (born in 51)
September 18th, 1994 (September 18 1994)DeathVitas Gerulaitis, American tennis player (born in 1954)
September 18th, 1992 (September 18 1992)EventAn explosion rocks Giant Mine at the height of a labour dispute, killing 9 replacement workers.
September 18th, 1991 (September 18 1991)EventYugoslavia began a naval blockade of 7 Adriatic port cities.
September 18th, 1990 (September 18 1990)EventLiechtenstein becomes a member of the United Nations.
September 18th, 1989 (September 18 1989)EventHurricane Hugo hits Puerto Rico, killing six.
September 18th, 1988 (September 18 1988)EventEnd of pro-democracy uprisings in Myanmar after a bloody military coup by the State Law and Order Restoration Council. Thousands, mostly monks and civilians (primarily students) were killed by the Tatmadaw.
September 18th, 1988 (September 18 1988)BirthAnnette Obrestad, Norwegian poker player
September 18th, 1987 (September 18 1987)EventRonald Reagan announces joint destruction of nuclear warheads by USA and USSR.Ronald Reagan Quotes
September 18th, 1986 (September 18 1986)BirthKeeley Hazell, British model
September 18th, 1986 (September 18 1986)DeathPat Phoenix, English actress (born in 1923)
September 18th, 1984 (September 18 1984)EventJoe Kittinger completes first solo balloon crossing of the Atlantic.
September 18th, 1984 (September 18 1984)BirthAnthony Gonzalez, Professional American Football Player
September 18th, 1983 (September 18 1983)BirthKevin Doyle, Irish footballer
September 18th, 1982 (September 18 1982)EventChristian militia begin massacre of 600 Palestinians in Lebanon.
September 18th, 1981 (September 18 1981)EventAssemblee Nationale votes to abolish capital punishment in France
September 18th, 1981 (September 18 1981)BirthJennifer Tisdale, American Actress & Model
September 18th, 1980 (September 18 1980)EventSoyuz 38 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Cuban) to Salyut 6 space station.
September 18th, 1980 (September 18 1980)BirthCharles HedgerA British musician for the band Cradle of Filth
September 18th, 1980 (September 18 1980)BirthAvi Strool, Israeli footballer
September 18th, 1980 (September 18 1980)BirthChris Tarrant (footballer), Australian football Player
September 18th, 1980 (September 18 1980)DeathKatherine Anne Porter, American novelist (born in 1890)
September 18th, 1979 (September 18 1979)BirthAlison Lohman, American actress
September 18th, 1979 (September 18 1979)BirthDaniel Aranzubia, Spanish footballer
September 18th, 1978 (September 18 1978)EventLeaders of Israel and Egypt reach a settlement for the Middle East at Camp David.
September 18th, 1978 (September 18 1978)BirthPilar Lopez de Ayala, Spanish actress
September 18th, 1978 (September 18 1978)BirthAugustine Simo, Cameroonian footballer
September 18th, 1977 (September 18 1977)EventVoyager I takes 1st space photograph of Earth & Moon together.
September 18th, 1977 (September 18 1977)BirthLi Tie, Chinese footballer
September 18th, 1977 (September 18 1977)DeathPaul Bernays, Swiss mathematician (born in 1888)
September 18th, 1976 (September 18 1976)EventMao Zedong s funeral takes place in Beijing. Mao Zedong Quotes
September 18th, 1975 (September 18 1975)EventPatty Hearst is arrested after a year on the FBI Most Wanted List.
September 18th, 1975 (September 18 1975)BirthKanstantsin Lukashyk, Belarusian pistol shooter
September 18th, 1975 (September 18 1975)BirthJason Sudeikis, American actor and comedian
September 18th, 1975 (September 18 1975)Birth"Habacuc" Guillermo Vargas, a Costa Rican artist
September 18th, 1974 (September 18 1974)EventHurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, killing 5,000 people.
September 18th, 1974 (September 18 1974)BirthSol Campbell, English footballer
September 18th, 1974 (September 18 1974)BirthTicha Penicheiro, Portuguese basketball player
September 18th, 1974 (September 18 1974)BirthXzibit, American rapper
September 18th, 1973 (September 18 1973)EventEast and West Germany are admitted to the United Nations.
September 18th, 1973 (September 18 1973)BirthPaul Brousseau, Canadian ice hockey player
September 18th, 1973 (September 18 1973)BirthJames Marsden, American actor
September 18th, 1973 (September 18 1973)BirthAmi Onuki, Japanese singer (Puffy Amiyumi)
September 18th, 1973 (September 18 1973)BirthMark Shuttleworth, South African entrepreneurMark Shuttleworth Quotes
September 18th, 1972 (September 18 1972)EventFirst Ugandans expelled by Idi Amin arrive in the UK.Idi Amin Quotes
September 18th, 1972 (September 18 1972)BirthBrigitte Becue, Belgian swimmer
September 18th, 1972 (September 18 1972)BirthDavid Jefferies, British motorcycle racer (died in 2003)
September 18th, 1971 (September 18 1971)BirthLance Armstrong, American cyclist
September 18th, 1971 (September 18 1971)BirthAnna Netrebko, Russian opera singer
September 18th, 1971 (September 18 1971)BirthJada Pinkett Smith, American model and actress
September 18th, 1971 (September 18 1971)BirthMichael Patrick Walker, American composer and lyricist
September 18th, 1970 (September 18 1970)EventJimi Hendrix dies after choking on his own vomit.Jimi Hendrix Quotes
September 18th, 1970 (September 18 1970)BirthDarren Gough, English cricketer
September 18th, 1970 (September 18 1970)BirthDan Eldon, British photojournalist (died in 1993)
September 18th, 1970 (September 18 1970)BirthAisha Tyler, American actress and comedian
September 18th, 1970 (September 18 1970)DeathJimi Hendrix, American musician (born in 1942)Jimi Hendrix Quotes
September 18th, 1968 (September 18 1968)BirthToni Kukoc, Croatian basketball player
September 18th, 1968 (September 18 1968)BirthCappadonna, American rapper
September 18th, 1967 (September 18 1967)EventEsporte Clube Santo Andre, of Brazil, is founded.
September 18th, 1967 (September 18 1967)BirthRicky Bell, American singer (New Edition, Bell Biv DeVoe) Devo Quotes
September 18th, 1967 (September 18 1967)BirthTara Fitzgerald, English actress
September 18th, 1967 (September 18 1967)DeathJohn Cockcroft, British physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1897)
September 18th, 1964 (September 18 1964)EventConstantine II of Greece marries Danish princess Anne-Marie.
September 18th, 1964 (September 18 1964)EventNorth Vietnamese Army begins infiltration of South Vietnam.
September 18th, 1964 (September 18 1964)BirthMarco Masini, Italian singer-songwriter
September 18th, 1964 (September 18 1964)BirthHolly Robinson Peete, American actress
September 18th, 1964 (September 18 1964)DeathClive Bell, English art critic (born in 1881)
September 18th, 1964 (September 18 1964)DeathSean O Casey, Irish writer (born in 1880)
September 18th, 1963 (September 18 1963)BirthRob Brettle, British historian
September 18th, 1963 (September 18 1963)BirthJim Pocklington, British racing driver
September 18th, 1962 (September 18 1962)EventRwanda, Burundi and Jamaica admitted to the United Nations.
September 18th, 1962 (September 18 1962)BirthJoanne Catherall, English singer
September 18th, 1962 (September 18 1962)BirthJohn Fashanu, English footballer
September 18th, 1962 (September 18 1962)BirthBoris Said, American race car driver
September 18th, 1961 (September 18 1961)EventU.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold dies in a plane crash while attempting to negotiate peace in the war-torn Katanga region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.Dag Hammarskjold Quotes
September 18th, 1961 (September 18 1961)BirthJames Gandolfini, American actor
September 18th, 1961 (September 18 1961)DeathDag Hammarskjold, Swedish United Nations Secretary-General and distinguished economist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (born in 1905)Dag Hammarskjold Quotes
September 18th, 1960 (September 18 1960)EventFidel Castro arrives in New York City as the head of the Cuban delegation to the United Nations.Fidel Castro Quotes
September 18th, 1960 (September 18 1960)BirthKarim Rashid, Egyptian-English industrial designer
September 18th, 1959 (September 18 1959)EventVanguard 3 launched into Earth orbit.
September 18th, 1959 (September 18 1959)BirthRyne Sandberg, American baseball player
September 18th, 1959 (September 18 1959)BirthIan Arkwright, English footballer
September 18th, 1959 (September 18 1959)BirthMark Romanek, American filmmaker
September 18th, 1959 (September 18 1959)DeathBenjamin Peret, French surrealist author
September 18th, 1958 (September 18 1958)BirthJohn Aldridge, Irish footballer
September 18th, 1958 (September 18 1958)BirthDon Geronimo, Radio personality of the Don & Mike Show Geronimo Quotes
September 18th, 1956 (September 18 1956)BirthPeter Stastny, Slovak ice hockey player
September 18th, 1956 (September 18 1956)BirthChris Hedges, American journalist and authorChris Hedges Quotes
September 18th, 1956 (September 18 1956)DeathAdelard Godbout, premier of Quebec (born in 1892)
September 18th, 1955 (September 18 1955)BirthBob Papenbrook, American voice actor (died in 2006)
September 18th, 1954 (September 18 1954)BirthTommy Tuberville, Auburn Head Football Coach
September 18th, 1954 (September 18 1954)BirthMurtaza Bhutto, Pakistani politician (died in 1996)
September 18th, 1954 (September 18 1954)BirthTakao Doi, Japanese astronaut
September 18th, 1954 (September 18 1954)BirthDennis Johnson, American basketball player (died in 2007)
September 18th, 1953 (September 18 1953)BirthBetsy Boze nee: Vogel, American Academic
September 18th, 1953 (September 18 1953)DeathCharles de Tornaco, Belgian racing driver (born in 1927)
September 18th, 1952 (September 18 1952)BirthRick Pitino, American basketball coach
September 18th, 1952 (September 18 1952)BirthDee Dee Ramone, American bassist (The Ramones) (died in 2002)
September 18th, 1951 (September 18 1951)BirthBenjamin Carson, American neurosurgeon
September 18th, 1951 (September 18 1951)BirthDarryl Stingley, American football player (died in 2007)
September 18th, 1951 (September 18 1951)BirthMarc Surer, Swiss motor racing driver
September 18th, 1950 (September 18 1950)BirthShabana Azmi, Indian actress
September 18th, 1950 (September 18 1950)BirthDarryl Sittler, Canadian ice hockey player
September 18th, 1950 (September 18 1950)BirthAnna Deavere Smith, American actress and playwright
September 18th, 1949 (September 18 1949)BirthJim McCrery, American politician
September 18th, 1949 (September 18 1949)BirthMo Mowlam, British politician (died in 2005)
September 18th, 1949 (September 18 1949)BirthPeter Shilton, English footballer
September 18th, 1949 (September 18 1949)BirthKerry Livgren, American singer (Kansas)
September 18th, 1949 (September 18 1949)DeathFrank Morgan, American actor (born in 1890)
September 18th, 1948 (September 18 1948)EventCommunist Madiun uprising in Dutch Indies.
September 18th, 1948 (September 18 1948)EventMargaret Chase Smith becomes the first woman elected to the US Senate without completing another senator s term when she defeats Democratic opponent Adrian Scolten.Margaret Chase Smith Quotes
September 18th, 1948 (September 18 1948)EventRalph Bunche confirmed as acting UN mediator for Palestine and Israel.
September 18th, 1948 (September 18 1948)BirthKen Brett, American baseball player (died in 2003)
September 18th, 1947 (September 18 1947)EventThe United States Air Force becomes an independent service.
September 18th, 1947 (September 18 1947)BirthGiancarlo Minardi, Italian motor racing team boss
September 18th, 1946 (September 18 1946)BirthNicholas Clay, English actor (died in 2000)
September 18th, 1946 (September 18 1946)BirthOtis Sistrunk, American football player
September 18th, 1945 (September 18 1945)EventGen. Douglas MacArthur moves his command headquarters to Tokyo.Douglas MacArthur Quotes
September 18th, 1944 (September 18 1944)EventWorld War II: British submarine HMS Tradewind torpedoes Junyo Maru, 5,600 killed.
September 18th, 1944 (September 18 1944)BirthMichael Franks, American musician
September 18th, 1944 (September 18 1944)BirthCharles L. Veach, American astronaut (died in 1995)
September 18th, 1944 (September 18 1944)BirthRocio Jurado, Spanish singer and actress (died in 2006)
September 18th, 1944 (September 18 1944)DeathRobert G. Cole American Paratrooper of the 101st, 502nd division (born in 1915)
September 18th, 1943 (September 18 1943)EventWorld War II: The Jews of Minsk are massacred at Sobibor.
September 18th, 1943 (September 18 1943)EventWorld War II: Hitler orders deportation of Danish Jews.
September 18th, 1942 (September 18 1942)EventCanadian Broadcasting Corporation authorized.
September 18th, 1942 (September 18 1942)BirthAlex Stepney, English football goalkeeper
September 18th, 1940 (September 18 1940)EventWorld War II: Italian troops conquer Sidi Barrani.
September 18th, 1939 (September 18 1939)EventWorld War II: Polish government of Ignacy Moscicki flees to Romania.
September 18th, 1939 (September 18 1939)EventWilliam Joyce s first Nazi propaganda broadcast.
September 18th, 1939 (September 18 1939)BirthFrankie Avalon, American musician
September 18th, 1939 (September 18 1939)BirthJorge Sampaio, former President of Portugal
September 18th, 1939 (September 18 1939)BirthFred Willard, American comedian
September 18th, 1939 (September 18 1939)DeathStanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, Polish writer, painter, and photographer (born in 1885)
September 18th, 1937 (September 18 1937)BirthRalph Backstrom, Canadian ice hockey player
September 18th, 1935 (September 18 1935)BirthJohn Spencer, English former snooker player (died in 2006)
September 18th, 1934 (September 18 1934)EventUSSR admitted to League of Nations.
September 18th, 1933 (September 18 1933)BirthScotty Bowman, Canadian ice hockey coach
September 18th, 1933 (September 18 1933)BirthRobert Blake, American actor
September 18th, 1933 (September 18 1933)BirthJimmie Rodgers, American singer and composer
September 18th, 1933 (September 18 1933)BirthRobert Foster Bennett, American senator (Utah)
September 18th, 1932 (September 18 1932)EventActress Peg Entwistle commits suicide by jumping from the letter "H" in the Hollywood sign.
September 18th, 1932 (September 18 1932)BirthNikolai Rukavishnikov, Soviet cosmonaut (died in 2002)
September 18th, 1931 (September 18 1931)EventThe Mukden Incident gives Japan the pretext to invade and occupy Manchuria.
September 18th, 1931 (September 18 1931)DeathHazrat Babajan, a Baloch Muslim saint (born in c. 1806)
September 18th, 1929 (September 18 1929)BirthNancy Littlefield, American film producer (died in 2007)
September 18th, 1928 (September 18 1928)EventJuan de la Cierva makes first autogyro crossing of the English Channel.
September 18th, 1927 (September 18 1927)EventColumbia Broadcasting System goes on the air.
September 18th, 1927 (September 18 1927)BirthPhyllis Kirk, American actress (died in 2006)
September 18th, 1926 (September 18 1926)BirthBud Greenspan, American film producer
September 18th, 1926 (September 18 1926)BirthBob Toski, American golfer
September 18th, 1925 (September 18 1925)BirthHarvey Haddix, American baseball player (died in 1994)
September 18th, 1924 (September 18 1924)DeathFrancis Herbert Bradley, British philosopher (born in 1846) Philo Quotes
September 18th, 1923 (September 18 1923)BirthPeter Smithson, English architect (died in 2003)
September 18th, 1923 (September 18 1923)BirthQueen Anne of Romania
September 18th, 1922 (September 18 1922)EventHungary admitted to League of Nations.
September 18th, 1922 (September 18 1922)BirthGrayson Hall, American actress (died in 1985)
September 18th, 1922 (September 18 1922)BirthRay Steadman-Allen, English composer
September 18th, 1920 (September 18 1920)BirthJack Warden, American actor (died in 2006)
September 18th, 1919 (September 18 1919)EventThe Netherlands gives women the right to vote.
September 18th, 1919 (September 18 1919)EventFritz Pollard becomes the first African-American to play professional football for a major team, the Akron Pros.
September 18th, 1918 (September 18 1918)BirthJohn Berger, English politician
September 18th, 1917 (September 18 1917)BirthJune Foray, American voice actress
September 18th, 1917 (September 18 1917)BirthFrancis Parker Yockey, author of Imperium (died in 1960)Francis Parker Yockey Quotes
September 18th, 1916 (September 18 1916)BirthRossano Brazzi, Italian singer and actor (died in 1994)
September 18th, 1916 (September 18 1916)BirthJohn Jacob Rhodes, Jr., American politician and lawyer (died in 2003)
September 18th, 1916 (September 18 1916)BirthFrank Bell, British educator (died in 1989)
September 18th, 1914 (September 18 1914)EventThe Irish Home Rule Act becomes law, but is delayed until after World War I.
September 18th, 1914 (September 18 1914)EventWorld War I: South African troops land in German South West Africa.
September 18th, 1914 (September 18 1914)BirthJack Cardiff, British film director
September 18th, 1912 (September 18 1912)BirthKurt Lotz, German business executive, second postwar CEO of Volkswagen (died in 2005)
September 18th, 1911 (September 18 1911)EventRussian Premier Peter Stolypin shot at the Kiev Opera House
September 18th, 1911 (September 18 1911)BirthSyd Howe, Canadian ice hockey player (died in 1976)
September 18th, 1911 (September 18 1911)DeathPyotr Stolypin, Russian politician (born in 1862)
September 18th, 1910 (September 18 1910)EventIn Amsterdam, 25,000 demonstrate for general suffrage.
September 18th, 1907 (September 18 1907)BirthLeon Askin, Austrian actor (died in 2005)
September 18th, 1907 (September 18 1907)BirthEdwin McMillan, Nobel laureate (died in 1991)
September 18th, 1906 (September 18 1906)EventA typhoon with tsunami kills an estimated 10,000 people in Hong Kong.
September 18th, 1905 (September 18 1905)BirthEddie Anderson, American actor (died in 1977)
September 18th, 1905 (September 18 1905)BirthAgnes de Mille, American choreographer (died in 1993)
September 18th, 1905 (September 18 1905)BirthGreta Garbo, Swedish actress (died in 1990)
September 18th, 1905 (September 18 1905)DeathGeorge MacDonald, Scottish writer and minister (born in 1824)George MacDonald Quotes
September 18th, 1901 (September 18 1901)BirthHarold Clurman, American film producer (died in 1980)
September 18th, 1898 (September 18 1898)EventFashoda IncidentLord Kitchener s ships reach Fashoda, Sudan.
September 18th, 1896 (September 18 1896)DeathHippolyte Fizeau, French physicist (born in 1819)
September 18th, 1895 (September 18 1895)EventBooker T Washington delivers "Atlanta Compromise" address.
September 18th, 1895 (September 18 1895)EventDaniel David Palmer gives the first chiropractic adjustment.
September 18th, 1895 (September 18 1895)BirthTomoji Tanabe, the oldest man in the world as of June 2007
September 18th, 1895 (September 18 1895)BirthJohn Diefenbaker, 13th Prime Minister of Canada (died in 1979)
September 18th, 1893 (September 18 1893)BirthArthur Benjamin, Australian composer (died in 1960)
September 18th, 1893 (September 18 1893)BirthWilliam March, American writer (died in 1954)William March Quotes
September 18th, 1891 (September 18 1891)DeathWilliam Ferrel, American mathematician (born in 1817)
September 18th, 1889 (September 18 1889)BirthDoris Blackburn, Australian politician (died in 1970)
September 18th, 1885 (September 18 1885)EventRiots break out in Montreal to protest compulsory smallpox vaccination.
September 18th, 1883 (September 18 1883)BirthGerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson, British composer (died in 1950)
September 18th, 1882 (September 18 1882)EventPacific Stock Exchange opens.
September 18th, 1879 (September 18 1879)EventBlackpool Illuminations were switched on for the first time.
September 18th, 1876 (September 18 1876)BirthJames Scullin, 9th Prime Minister of Australia (died in 1953)
September 18th, 1875 (September 18 1875)BirthTomas Burgos, Chilean philanthropist (d.1945)
September 18th, 1873 (September 18 1873)EventThe Panic of 1873 begins.
September 18th, 1872 (September 18 1872)EventKing Oscar II accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway.
September 18th, 1872 (September 18 1872)DeathKing Charles XV / Carl IV of Sweden and Norway (born in 1826)
September 18th, 1870 (September 18 1870)BirthClark Wissler, American anthropologist (died in 1947)
September 18th, 1863 (September 18 1863)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of Chickamauga.
September 18th, 1863 (September 18 1863)BirthHermann Kutter, Swiss theologian (died in 1931)
September 18th, 1860 (September 18 1860)DeathJoseph Locke, English railway builder and civil engineer (born in 1805)
September 18th, 1859 (September 18 1859)BirthJohn L. Bates, 41st Governor of Massachusetts (died in 1946)
September 18th, 1859 (September 18 1859)BirthLincoln Loy McCandless, American cattle rancher (died in 1940)
September 18th, 1858 (September 18 1858)BirthKate Booth, the oldest daughter of William and Catherine Booth (died in 1955)William Booth Quotes
September 18th, 1857 (September 18 1857)BirthJohn Hessin Clarke, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (died in 1945)
September 18th, 1851 (September 18 1851)EventThe New-York Daily Times, which will become The New York Times, begins publishing.
September 18th, 1850 (September 18 1850)EventThe U.S. Congress passes the Fugitive Slave Act.
September 18th, 1838 (September 18 1838)EventAnti-Corn Law League established by Richard Cobden.
September 18th, 1838 (September 18 1838)BirthAnton Mauve, Dutch artist (died in 1888)
September 18th, 1837 (September 18 1837)EventTiffany and Co. (first named Tiffany & Young) is founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young in New York City, New York. The store was called a "stationery and fancy goods emporium".
September 18th, 1837 (September 18 1837)BirthAires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos, (Portuguese) Archbishop of Goa (died in 1880)
September 18th, 1830 (September 18 1830)DeathWilliam Hazlitt, English essayist (born in 1778)
September 18th, 1827 (September 18 1827)DeathRobert Pollok, Scottish poet (born in 1789)Robert Pollok Quotes
September 18th, 1819 (September 18 1819)BirthLeon Foucault, French physicist (died in 1868)
September 18th, 1812 (September 18 1812)EventFire of Moscow (1812) fades down after destroying more than three quarters of the city. Napoleon returns from Petrovsky Palace to Moscow Kremlin, spared from the fire.
September 18th, 1812 (September 18 1812)BirthHerschel Vespasian Johnson, American politician (died in 1880)John Herschel Quotes
September 18th, 1810 (September 18 1810)EventFirst Government Junta in Chile. Though supposed to rule only in the absence of the king, it was in fact the first step towards independence from Spain, and it is commemorated as such.
September 18th, 1809 (September 18 1809)EventRoyal Opera House in London opens.
September 18th, 1806 (September 18 1806)DeathPatrick Cotter O Brien, first known eight-foot-tall person (born in 1760)
September 18th, 1793 (September 18 1793)EventThe first cornerstone of the Capitol building is laid by George Washington.George Washington Quotes
September 18th, 1792 (September 18 1792)DeathAugust Gottlieb Spangenberg, German religious leader (born in 1704)
September 18th, 1786 (September 18 1786)BirthChristian VIII of Denmark, King of Denmark (died in 1848)
September 18th, 1786 (September 18 1786)BirthJustinus Kerner, German poet (died in 1862)
September 18th, 1783 (September 18 1783)DeathLeonhard Euler, Swiss mathematician (born in 1707)
September 18th, 1783 (September 18 1783)DeathBenjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (born in 1718)
September 18th, 1779 (September 18 1779)BirthJoseph Story, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (died in 1845)
September 18th, 1765 (September 18 1765)BirthPope Gregory XVI (died in 1846)
September 18th, 1759 (September 18 1759)EventThe British capture Quebec City.
September 18th, 1752 (September 18 1752)BirthAdrien-Marie Legendre, French mathematician (died in 1833)
September 18th, 1750 (September 18 1750)BirthTomas de Iriarte, Spanish writer (died in 1791)
September 18th, 1739 (September 18 1739)EventThe Treaty of Belgrade is signed, ceding Belgrade to the Ottoman Empire.
September 18th, 1733 (September 18 1733)BirthGeorge Read, signer of the United States Declaration of Independence (died in 1798)
September 18th, 1722 (September 18 1722)DeathAndre Dacier, French classical scholar (born in 1651)
September 18th, 1721 (September 18 1721)DeathMatthew Prior, English poet and diplomat (born in 1664)Matthew Prior Quotes
September 18th, 1718 (September 18 1718)BirthNikita Ivanovich Panin, Russian statesman (died in 1783)
September 18th, 1718 (September 18 1718)BirthMaria Anna of Austria, Duchess of Lorraine (died in 1744)
September 18th, 1709 (September 18 1709)BirthSamuel Johnson, English writer and lexicographer (died in 1784)Samuel Johnson Quotes
September 18th, 1684 (September 18 1684)BirthJohann Gottfried Walther, German composer (died in 1748)
September 18th, 1679 (September 18 1679)EventNew Hampshire becomes a county of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
September 18th, 1676 (September 18 1676)BirthEberhard Ludwig, Duke of Wurttemberg (died in 1733)
September 18th, 1675 (September 18 1675)DeathCharles IV, Duke of Lorraine (born in 1604)
September 18th, 1663 (September 18 1663)DeathSt Joseph of Cupertino, Italian saint (born in 1603)
September 18th, 1643 (September 18 1643)BirthGilbert Burnet, Scottish Bishop of Salisbury (died in 1715)
September 18th, 1635 (September 18 1635)EventEmperor Ferdinand II declares war on France.
September 18th, 1630 (September 18 1630)DeathMelchior Klesl, Austrian cardinal and statesman (born in 1552)
September 18th, 1598 (September 18 1598)DeathToyotomi Hideyoshi, Japanese warlord (born in 1536)
September 18th, 1587 (September 18 1587)BirthFrancesca Caccini, Italian composer (died in circa 1640)
September 18th, 1573 (September 18 1573)EventSpanish attack on Alkmaar.
September 18th, 1544 (September 18 1544)EventCharles V of Germany and Francis I of France sign peace treaty (Truce of Crepy-en-Laonnois)
September 18th, 1505 (September 18 1505)BirthMaria of Austria, wife of Louis II of Hungary and Bohemia (died in 1558)
September 18th, 1502 (September 18 1502)EventChristopher Columbus lands at Costa Rica on his fourth, and final, voyage.Christopher Columbus Quotes
September 18th, 1454 (September 18 1454)EventIn the Battle of Chojnice, the Polish army is defeated by Teutonic army during the Thirteen Years War.
September 18th, 1434 (September 18 1434)BirthEleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress (died in 1467)
September 18th, 1344 (September 18 1344)BirthMarie Valois, Princess of France (died in 1404)
September 18th, 1180 (September 18 1180)EventPhilip Augustus becomes king of France.
September 18th, 1180 (September 18 1180)DeathKing Louis VII of France (born in 1120)
September 18th, 0887 (September 18 0887)DeathPietro I Candiano, Doge of Venice (killed in battle)
September 18th, 0324 (September 18 0324)EventConstantine the Great decisively defeats Licinius in the Battle of Chrysopolis, establishing Constantine s sole control over the Roman Empire.

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