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 This day in History - September 18
367 Historic Events for September 18
1750

Tomas de Iriarte, Spanish writer (Fabulas Literarias)

Birth
1752

Johann Anton Sulzer, composer

Birth
1752

Adrien-Marie Lagendre, mathematician, worked on elliptic integrals

Birth
1755

Ft Ticonderoga, NY opens

Event
1759

James Wolfe and the French commander Louis Montcalm, killed

Death
1759

Battle of Quebec ends, French surrender to British

Event
1765

Oliver Holden, composer

Birth
1769

John Harris builds 1st spinet piano (US)

Event
1772

Martin-Pierre Dalvimare, composer

Birth
1775

Andrew Foulis, bookseller/printer, dies

Death
1779

Joseph Story, Mass, 19th Supreme Court justice (1812-45)

Birth
1783

Leonhard Euler, mathematician, dies

Death
1786

Justinus AC Kerner, German family doctor/poet/writer

Birth
1787

Johann D Passavant, German historian/painter/graphic artist

Birth
1789

1st loan is made to pay salaries of the presidents and Congress

Event
1792

Gottlieb August Spangenberg, founder (Moravian Church in Amer), dies

Death
1793

Pres Washington lays cornerstone of Capitol building

Event
1797

Louis-Lazare Hoche, French revolutionary general, dies

Death
1805

Robert Cowdin, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1874

Birth
1809

Royal Opera House in London opens

Event
1810

Chile declares independence from Spain (National Day)

Event
1811

English expeditionary army conquerors Dutch Indies

Event
1812

Fire in Moscow destroys 90% of houses and 1,000 churchs

Event
1815

Henry Constantine Wayne, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1818

Marcellus Augustus Stovall, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Birth