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 This day in History - June 18
398 Historic Events for June 18
1868

Mikl¬Ęs Horthy von Nagybanya, Hungarian admiral/regent (1910-44)

Birth
1872

Woman's Suffrage Convention held at Merchantile Liberty Hall

Event
1873

Susan B Anthony fined $100 for attempting to vote for President

Event
1876

August Rockel, composer, dies at 61

Death
1877

James Montgomery Flagg, illustrator ("I want you" Uncle Sam)

Birth
1879

W H Richardson, a black inventor, patents the children's carriage

Event
1880

John Sutter, US colonist (gold discovered on his land), dies at 77

Death
1881

Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch labor leader

Birth
1882

Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgaria premier (1946-49) [or 6/28]

Birth
1884

Juan B Alberdi, [Figarillo], Arg writer (Crime of War), dies at 74

Death
1884

Edouard Daladier, premier France (1933..40)

Birth
1886

George Mallory, England, mountain climber ("because it is there")

Birth
1886

Joannes A Paredis, Belgian/Neth bishop of Roermond, dies at 90

Death
1887

Blanche Yurka, St Paul MN, actress (Taxi, Tale of 2 Cities)

Birth
1888

S S Van Dine, [William Huntingdon Wright], author (Canary Murder Case)

Birth
1888

Margarita Xirgu, Barcelona Spain, actress (Bloody Wedding)

Birth
1889

Paul Joostens, Flemish painter

Birth
1891

Hans Ruin, Finnish Swedish-language historian

Birth
1892

Macademia nuts 1st planted in Hawaii

Event
1892

Edward Steuermann, composer

Birth
1894

Premier Roseberry declares Uganda a British protectorate

Event
1896

Blanche Sweet, Chicago, actress (Home Sweet Home, Avenging Conscience)

Birth
1896

Cota Ramaswami, cricketer (Davis Cup for India 1922, Test 1936)

Birth
1896

Philip Barry, US, dramatist (Philadelphia Story)

Birth
1898

1st amusement pier opens in Atlantic City, NJ

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