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 This day in History - June 18
398 Historic Events for June 18
1669

Abraham Crijnssen, Swiss admiral, conquered Suriname, dies

Death
1681

Feofan Prokopovich, theologian, archbishop of Novgorod, westernizer

Birth
1682

William Penn found Philadelphia

Event
1686

Johann Quirsfeld, composer, dies at 43

Death
1716

Joseph M Vien, French (court)painter

Birth
1723

Giuseppe Scarlotti, composer

Birth
1726

Michel-Richard Delalande, composer, dies at 68

Death
1740

Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor

Birth
1744

Augustin Holler, composer

Birth
1757

Battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia

Event
1757

Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, composer

Birth
1758

Pieter PJQ Ondaatje, Ceylon/Dutch jurist/patriot

Birth
1772

Gerard of Swieten, botanist/painter of Maria Theresia, dies at 72

Death
1778

British Redcoats evacuate Phila

Event
1779

French fleet occupies St Vincent

Event
1780

Michael Henkel, composer

Birth
1794

George Grote, British historian

Birth
1799

Prosper M‚niŠre, French ear doctor (M‚niŠre Syndrome)

Birth
1799

Johann Andre, composer, dies at 58

Death
1799

William Lassell, discoverer (satellites of Uranus and Neptune)

Birth
1809

Sylvanus William Godon, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1879

Birth
1812

War of 1812 begins as US declares war against Britain

Event
1812

Ivan Goncharov, Russia, novelist/travel writer (Oblomov)

Birth
1813

Pavel Annenkov, Rus literature historian (Zametsjatelnoje desjatileti)

Birth
1815

Battle of Waterloo; Napoleon defeated by Wellington and Blucher

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