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 This day in History - February 18
418 Historic Events for February 18
1885

Charlotte Helen Sainton-Dolby, composer, dies at 61

Death
1887

Nikos Kasandsakis, writer

Birth
1888

Gladys Cooper, England, actress (Margaret-Rogues)

Birth
1889

Sybold van Ravesteyn, architect (Blijdorp, CS Rotterdam, Utrecht)

Birth
1890

Guyla Andr ssy Sr, earl/premier of Hungary (1867-71), dies at 66

Death
1890

Adolphe Menjou, Pittsburgh, actor (Front Page, Star is Born)

Birth
1890

Boris L Pasternak, Russian poet/writer (Dr Zhivago) [NS]

Birth
1890

Edward Arnold, NYC, actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington)

Birth
1890

Lauri SA Haarla, Finnish (stage)writer (Juudas, Sukeltaja)

Birth
1891

Capt Archinard's army fights with Nyamina of Niger in West-Sudan

Event
1891

Chester Clute, NJ, actor (Niagra Falls)

Birth
1892

Wendell Wilkie, presidential candidate (R-1940)/author (One World)

Birth
1894

Andres Segovia, guitarist, Linares, Spain

Birth
1895

Semjon Timoshenko, Russ marshal/inspector-general (WW II)

Birth
1895

George "The Gipper" Gipp, football star (Notre Dame)

Birth
1895

Albrecht FR, arch duke of Austrian (Battle at Custozza), dies at 77

Death
1896

Andr‚ Breton, France, surrealist poet/writer (founder of surr‚alism)

Birth
1896

Cave of Winds at Niagara Falls goes almost dry for 1st time in 50 yrs

Event
1898

Enzo Ferrari, racing car manufacturer, Modena

Birth
1898

Frances Willard, founder (Woman's Christian Temperance), dies at 58

Death
1898

K'Tut Tantri, broadcaster/hotelier

Birth
1899

Stanley Cup: Mont Shamrocks sweep Queens U (Kingston Ont) in 2 games

Event
1899

SF named as a port of dispatch for Army transports

Event
1899

80øF in SF

Event
1899

M Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician, dies at 56

Death