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 This day in History - December 18
361 Historic Events for December 18
1867

Antoon van Welie, Dutch painter

Birth
1869

Canada's Hamilton Foot Ball Club plays its 1st game

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1869

Louis Moreau Gottschalk, composer, dies at 40

Death
1870

Andres Randolf, Denmark, actor (The Kiss)

Birth
1870

D T Suzuki, Kanazawa Japan, Zen Buddhist scholar

Birth
1870

Saki, [Hector Hugo Munro], Burma, author (Reginald, When William Came)

Birth
1873

Adolf Vogl, composer

Birth
1877

Max Pallenberg, Austria, actor (Brave Suender)/husb of Fritzi Massary

Birth
1878

French SS Byzantin sinks after collision in Dardanellen, 210 killed

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1879

Paul Klee, Switzerland, abstract painter (Twittering Machine) [NS]

Birth
1884

Philippe van Isacker, Belgian minister

Birth
1886

Ty Cobb, Colo, batted .367, stole 892 bases (Det Tigers)

Birth
1888

Robert Moses, power broker (built Long Island and NYC parks and roads)

Birth
1888

Gladys Cooper, Lewisham England, actress (My Fair Lady)

Birth
1890

Edwin Howard Armstrong, NYC, radio pioneer inventor (FM)

Birth
1890

Lugards expedition to Mengo/Kampala, Uganda

Event
1892

Richard Owen, English zoologist (Dinosaurus), dies at 88

Death
1892

Anton Bruckner's 8th Symphony, premieres

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1892

"Nutcracker Suite," Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet, premieres

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1894

Cricket day 4 1T Aus v Eng England following on 4-268, 7 in front

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1897

Carlo A Alfieri, Italian Member of parliament, dies at 70

Death
1897

Fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker

Birth
1898

Jacob Kruijt, Dutch sociologist

Birth
1898

Automobile speed record set-63 kph (39 mph)

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1899

Fieldmarshal Lord Roberts appointed Brit supreme commander in S Africa

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