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 This day in History - December 18
361 Historic Events for December 18
1899

John William Glover, composer, dies at 84

Death
1904

Wilf Carter, country singer

Birth
1904

George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade)

Birth
1905

H V Hordern takes 8-81 in 2nd innings of F-C debut (NSW v Qld)

Event
1905

Richard Sturzenegger, composer

Birth
1906

Edwin H "Buddy" Morris, music publisher

Birth
1906

Kam Tong, actor (Across the Pacific, Flower Drum Song)

Birth
1907

Christopher Fry, Bristol England, playwright (Ring Around the Moon)

Birth
1908

Celia Johnson, England, actress (Happy Breed, Brief encounter)

Birth
1909

Mona Barrie, [Smith], London England, actress (Dawn on Great Divide)

Birth
1910

Abe Burrows, Bkln NY, Broadway composer (Guys and Dolls 1951 TONY)

Birth
1910

Eric Tindall, cricketer (All Black rep who kept wicket in 5 Tests)

Birth
1911

Alberto Randegger, composer, dies at 79

Death
1911

Jules Dassin, Middletown CT, director (Circle of Two, Never on Sunday)

Birth
1911

Helen Vlachos, journalist

Birth
1913

Lynn Bari, Roanoke Va, actress (Connie-Detective Wife, Earthbound)

Birth
1913

Willy Brandt, [Herbert Frahm], German chancellor (1969-74, Nobel 1971)

Birth
1913

Saburo Takata, composer

Birth
1913

Alfred Bester, US, science fiction author (Decievers, Starlight)

Birth
1913

Donald Phillips, pianist/composer

Birth
1914

Jerry Zipkin, socialite

Birth
1915

Pres Wilson, widowed the year before, marries Edith Bolling Galt

Event
1915

¬źdouard Vaillant, French socialist politician/communard, dies at 75

Death
1915

Dario Mangiarotti, Italy, fencing, gold, 2 silver (Olympic-1948, 52)

Birth
1916

Betty Grable, St Louis, great legs/actress (Gay Divorcee)

Birth