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 This day in History - June 18
398 Historic Events for June 18
1817

Joannes Siberg, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1801-05), dies

Death
1820

Martin Andreas Udbye, composer

Birth
1821

Opera "Der Freischutz" is produced (Berlin)

Event
1821

Charles Hague, composer, dies at 52

Death
1822

Henry David Leslie, composer

Birth
1822

Part of US-Canadian boundary determined

Event
1822

Slave revolt leaders Denmark Vesey and Peter Poyas arrested in SC

Event
1824

Johannes Heykamp, Catholic archbishop of Utrecht

Birth
1824

Ferdinand III JJ-B, archduke of Austria/ruler of Toscane, dies at 55

Death
1836

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin leave South-Africa

Event
1837

Spain gets new Constitution

Event
1839

Dutch prince Willem Alexander PFL weds niece Princess Sophia

Event
1839

William Henry Seward Jr, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1920

Birth
1850

Antoni Weinert, composer, dies at 99

Death
1850

Richard Heuberger, composer

Birth
1853

Branko Radicevic, Serbian poet (1st Serbian Uprising), dies

Death
1854

Edward Wyllis Scripps, publisher/journalist

Birth
1857

Henry Clay Folger Jr, US, businessman/Shakespeare fan

Birth
1858

Hans Schardt, Swiss geologist

Birth
1859

Joseph Hartmann Stuntz, composer, dies at 65

Death
1860

Hugo Loudon, CEO (Royal Dutch Oil [Shell])

Birth
1861

Jos‚ FdT Coelho, Portuguese writer (Os Meus Amores)

Birth
1863

After long neglect, Confederates hurriedly fortify Vicksburg

Event
1864

At Petersburg, Grant ends 4 days of assaults

Event
1866

Jacobus T Abels, painter, dies at 62

Death