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 This day in History - February 18
418 Historic Events for February 18
1815

Henri Leys, Flemish painter

Birth
1817

Giacomo Quarenghi, master builder (Hermitage Theater), dies at 72

Death
1817

Lewis Addison Armistead, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

Birth
1817

Walter Page Lane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1892

Birth
1819

Joseph Philbrick Webster, composer

Birth
1828

More than 100 vessels destroyed in a storm, Gibraltar

Event
1829

Jan Krtitel Kuchar, composer, dies at 77

Death
1829

Jean Jacques Alfred Mouton, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864

Birth
1830

Charles G G, Earl of Merode, mayor (Brussels), dies at 67

Death
1833

Ignac Ruzitska, composer, dies at 55

Death
1833

James Deshler, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

Birth
1833

Georg Johann Schinn, composer, dies at 64

Death
1834

1st US labor newspaper, "The Man," published, NYC

Event
1836

Swami Ramakrishna [Gadadhar Chatterji], Indian mystic/hindu leader

Birth
1836

Ramakrishna, Hooghly Bengal, Hindu saint (preached unity of religions)

Birth
1838

Ernst Mach, Chirlitz-Turas Austria, physicist/philosopher/psychologist

Birth
1839

Detroit Boat Club forms (and still exists)

Event
1841

Samuel Prowse Warren, composer

Birth
1841

1st continuous filibuster in US Senate began, lasting until March 11

Event
1844

Willem Maris, Dutch painter (Hague School)

Birth
1846

Giovanni Liverati, composer, dies at 73

Death
1848

Louis Comfort Tiffany, glassmaker (stained glass windows)

Birth
1849

1st regular steamboat service to California starts (or 02/28)

Event
1849

Alexander L Kielland, Norwegian writer/politician (Garman og Worse)

Birth
1850

George Henschel, composer

Birth