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 This day in History - October 18
389 Historic Events for October 18
1638

Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet

Birth
1648

1st US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers)

Event
1663

Frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye/land guardian of Austria-Neth

Birth
1667

English fleet plunders Suriname plantations

Event
1668

Johan Georg IV, elector of Saxony (1691-94)

Birth
1668

Wierich PL earl von Daun, Austrian prince of Thiano/fieldmarshall

Birth
1669

Abraham Willaerts, painter (Brazili‰), dies

Death
1672

Poland and Turkey sign Peace of Buczacz

Event
1676

Nathaniel Bacon, rallied against Virginian govt, killed at 29

Death
1678

Cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, dies at 63

Death
1678

Jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok painter, dies at 85

Death
1685

Louis XIV revokes Edict of Nantes, outlaws Protestantism

Event
1685

French king Louis XIV revoked Edict van Nantes

Event
1697

Giovanni Canaletto, Venetian painter (Venicei Regatta on Grand Canal)

Birth
1706

Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (opera's buffa)

Birth
1708

Henry Van Nassau, stable master/fieldmarshal, dies at 67

Death
1712

Jeremias van Riemsdijk, gov-general of Dutch Indies (1775-77)

Birth
1748

Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle, ends War of Austrian Succession

Event
1752

Premiere of Rousseau's opera "Le Devin du Village"

Event
1753

Jean J R de Cambac‚rŠ, French lawyer/minister of justice

Birth
1767

Joseph Paul Ziegler, composer, dies at 45

Death
1767

Boundary between MD and PA, Mason Dixon line, agreed upon

Event
1771

Robert Praelisauer, composer, dies at 62

Death
1774

Adolfs Mller, writer

Birth
1776

Battle of Pelham: Col John Glover and Marblehead regiment meet British Forces in Bronx

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