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 This day in History - October 18
389 Historic Events for October 18
1776

In a NY bar decorated with bird tail, customer orders "cock tail"

Event
1777

Heinrich von Kleist, Germany, dramatist/poet (Penthesilea)

Birth
1785

Thomas Love Peacock, English author (Headlong Hall)

Birth
1788

Jean-Guillain Cardon, composer, dies at 56

Death
1789

Giovanni Tadolini, composer

Birth
1794

Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer

Birth
1804

Rama IV, [Phra Chomklao Chaoyuhua], king of Thailand (1851-68)

Birth
1806

John Breckinridge Grayson, Brig Genl (Confederate Army), died in 1861

Birth
1811

Hugh Thompson Reid, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1874

Birth
1817

Etienne-Nicolas Mehul, opera composer (Chant du d‚part), dies at 54

Death
1818

Edward Otho Cresap Ord, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883

Birth
1818

Jos‚ da Silva Mendes Leal, Portuguese author (Gl¢ria e Mart¡rio)

Birth
1824

Juan Valera bon Alcal  Galiano, Spanish author (Pepita Jim‚nez)

Birth
1829

Charles Sidney Winder, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

Birth
1829

Lucius Marshall Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

Birth
1830

Peter I Petrovic Njegos, bishop (Montenegro), dies

Death
1831

Frederik III NK of Hohenzollern, German Kaiser/king of Prussia

Birth
1832

Othon Joseph Vandenbroek, composer, dies at 73

Death
1833

Johannes Habert, composer

Birth
1837

Friedrich W Mengelberg, German sculptor/painter

Birth
1839

French Jozef Kinsoen, Flemish portrait painter, dies at 68

Death
1844

Emille-Louis-Victor Mathieu, composer

Birth
1850

Francis Thome, composer

Birth
1854

Bill Murdoch, cricketer (great pioneer of Australian Test cricket)

Birth
1854

Solomon A Andree, Swedish engineer/balloonist/Artic explorer

Birth