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 This day in History - August 18
376 Historic Events for August 18
1891

Hurricane hits Martinique, about 700 die

Event
1893

Ernest MacMillan, composer

Birth
1894

William Charles Levey, composer, dies at 57

Death
1894

Congress creates Bureau of Immigration

Event
1896

Frederick Nichols Crouch, composer, dies at 88

Death
1896

Adolph Ochs (39) buys NY Times

Event
1896

Alan Mowbray, London England, actor (Dante, Colonel Flack)

Birth
1900

Walter O'Keefe, Hartford Ct, songwriter/TV host (Mayor of Hollywood)

Birth
1901

Richard Kleinmichel, composer, dies at 54

Death
1902

Julius Kalas, composer

Birth
1903

Ake Olof Sebastian Udden, composer

Birth
1904

Jean Dast‚, actor (Z, Sorceress, Green Room, Stormy Waters)

Birth
1904

Max Factor Jr, CEO (Max Factor Cosmetics)

Birth
1904

Sterling W Cole, (Rep-R-NY)

Birth
1904

[Francis] Max Factor, cosmetics manufacturer (Max Factor)

Birth
1905

Peter Paul Kreuder, composer

Birth
1905

Greta Garbo, actress famed recluse

Birth
1906

Andre Van Gyseghem, England, actor (Search for the Nile)

Birth
1907

John Kerr, physicist (magneto-optic Kerr-effect), dies at 82

Death
1907

Cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, Executive (BBC)

Birth
1907

Otto Mortensen, composer

Birth
1907

Howard Swanson, composer

Birth
1907

Enoch Light, Canton Ohio, orch leader (Gulf Road Show with Bob Smith)

Birth
1908

Armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Belenggu)

Birth
1908

Bill Merritt, cricketer (early NZ Test leg-spinner, also Northants)

Birth