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 This day in History - July 18
389 Historic Events for July 18
1710

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Ital painter, dies at 36

Death
1711

Pierre-Joseph Le Blan, composer

Birth
1716

Decree orders all Jews expelled from Brussels

Event
1721

Jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies

Death
1735

Johann Krieger, composer, dies at 83

Death
1737

Battle at Banja Luka: Turkish army beats Austrians

Event
1743

1st half-page newspaper ad is published (NY Weekly Journal)

Event
1753

Lemuel Haynes, escapes from slave holder in Framingham Mass

Event
1766

Society of the Dutch Literary forms

Event
1768

Boston Gazette publishes "Liberty Song," America's 1st patriotic song

Event
1796

Feargus O'Connor, County Cork, leader of English Chartists

Birth
1810

Peter Singer, composer

Birth
1811

William Makepeace Thackeray, England, Victorian novelist (Vanity Fair)

Birth
1814

British capture Prairie du Chien (Wisc)

Event
1817

Jane Austen, writer, dies

Death
1823

Leonard Fulton Ross, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1901

Birth
1827

Pierre L Goossens, archbishop of Mechelen/Cardinal

Birth
1831

Thomas Greatorex, composer, dies at 72

Death
1833

Joseph Comb, missionary to Moluccas, dies at 63

Death
1848

William Gilbert Grace, Victorian England's greatest cricketer

Birth
1853

Completion of Grand Trunk Line, trains begin running over 1st North American railroad between Portland, Maine and Montreal

Event
1853

Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, Holland, physicist (Nobel 1902)

Birth
1854

Abbas Hilmi I, viceroy of Egypt, dies at about 41

Death
1861

Battle of Blackburn's Ford, VA US57 CS68 - Manassas -

Event
1862

Napoleon V Bonaparte, French pretender to throne

Birth