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 This day in History - February 18
418 Historic Events for February 18
1899

Arthur Bryant, English historian (King Charles II)

Birth
1900

Ajax soccer team forms in Amsterdam

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1900

Battle at Paardeberg, 1,270 British killed/injured

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1900

British troops occupy Monte Christo Natal

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1901

Reginald Sheffield, London England, actor (Second Chance)

Birth
1901

H Cecil Booth patented a dust removing suction cleaner

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1902

Opera "Hunchback of Notre Dame," premieres in Monte Carlo

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1903

Kuyper govt launches anti strike laws

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1903

Nikolaj V Podgorny, pres USSR (1965-77)

Birth
1905

Jules de Geyter, Belgian poet (International), dies at 75

Death
1905

Frank Wedekind's "Hidada, oder Sein und Haben," premieres in Munich

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1906

Willem Doorenbos, literary/critic, dies at 85

Death
1906

Vincent d'Indy's "Jour D'‚t‚ … La Montagne," premieres in Paris

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1907

Harm van Riel, Dutch politician (Dutch Liberal Party)

Birth
1907

Billy Dewolfe, Wollaston Mass, actor (Good Morning World)

Birth
1908

1st US postage stamps in rolls issued

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1909

Matti Jarvinen, Finland, javelin thrower (Olympic-gold-1932)

Birth
1909

Wallace Stegner, novelist/critic (Pulitzer-1971-Angle of Repose)

Birth
1909

Boston Red Sox trade Cy Young, at 41, to Cleveland Naps

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1911

Bill Murdoch, cricketer, dies while watching Aust v S Africa Test

Death
1912

Heinz Khn, German premier (North-Rhine Westphalia)

Birth
1913

Dane Clark, Bkln, actor (Wire Service, Bold Venture, Perry Mason)

Birth
1913

Artur Axmann, nazi youth leader

Birth
1913

French painting "Nude Descending a Staircase" displayed in NYC

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1914

Pee Wee King, Milwaukee Wisc, country vocalist (Pee Wee King Song)

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