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 This day in History - September 18
367 Historic Events for September 18
1818

Olaf Swaertz, botanist, dies

Death
1827

Robert Pollok, poet, dies

Death
1830

Horse beats 1st US made locomotive (near Baltimore)

Event
1830

William Hazlitt, critic/essayist, dies

Death
1831

Peter Hansel, composer, dies at 60

Death
1838

Anti-Corn Law League established by Richard Cobden

Event
1838

Anton Mauve, painter/graphic artist/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh

Birth
1842

1st edition of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, published

Event
1846

Elizabeth Barrett and R Browning exchange last letters before eloping

Event
1848

Baseball rules 1st baseman can tag base for out instead of runner

Event
1849

De Kempenaer's Dutch govt resigns

Event
1850

Congress passes Fugitive Slave Law as part of Compromise of 1850

Event
1851

NY Times starts publishing (2› a copy)

Event
1857

Karol Kazimierz Kurpinski, composer, dies at 72

Death
1860

Alberto Franchetti, composer

Birth
1860

Casimiro de Abreu, Brazilians poet (Primaveras), dies

Death
1860

Joseph Locke, railway engineer, dies

Death
1862

General Read army pulls out of Antietam Creek Virginia

Event
1862

Confederate armies officially divide into corps

Event
1863

Hermann Kutter, Swiss Christ-social theologist

Birth
1864

Battle of Martinsburg WV

Event
1870

Clark Wissler, anthropologist (American Indian)

Birth
1872

Charles XV Louis E, king of Sweden/Norway (1859-72), dies

Death
1873

Govt bond agent Jay Cooke and Co collapses, causing panic on Wall St

Event
1874

Johannes Anker Larsen, Danish writer (Vises Sten)

Birth