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 This day in History - September 18
367 Historic Events for September 18
1903

Phillie's Chick Fraser no-hits Chic Cubs, 10-0

Event
1904

Herbert von Bismarck, German politician/son of Otto, dies

Death
1905

George MacDonald, sci-fi author (Princess and Curdie), dies at 80

Death
1905

Greta Garbo, Stockholm, actress (Ninotchka, Grand Hotel, Camille)

Birth
1905

Electric tramline opens in Rotterdam

Event
1905

Agnes De Mille, NYC, choreographer (Oklahoma)

Birth
1905

Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Oakland Calif, actor (Jack Benny Show)

Birth
1906

Semjon I Kirsanov, Ukrainian poet (Semj Dnej Nedeli) [OS=Sept 5]

Birth
1907

Edwin M McMillan, US, physicist/discoverer plutonium (Nobel prize)

Birth
1908

Viktor A Ambartsoemjan, Russian astronomer (Stalin Prize 1946, 50)

Birth
1908

Cleve Indian Bob "Dusty" Rhoades no-hits Boston, 2-1

Event
1909

Largest paid baseball attendance (35,409), A's beat Tigers, 2-0 in Det

Event
1910

25,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam for general male/female suffrage

Event
1910

Leon Stein, composer

Birth
1910

Henri A Cornelis, gov-general Belgian Congo/Rwanda-Urundi

Birth
1910

Josef Tal, composer

Birth
1911

Pjotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11), murdered at 49 [NS=Oct 1]

Death
1911

Louis Napoleon Parker's "Disraeli," premieres in NYC

Event
1911

Britain's 1st twin-engine airplane (Short S.39) test flown

Event
1914

Irish home rule bill receive Royal assent

Event
1914

South African troops land in German South West Africa

Event
1914

Gen von Hindenburgs named commander of German armies on Eastern Front

Event
1914

Battle of Aisne ends with Germans beating French during WW I

Event
1915

Boston Braves trounce St Louis Cardinals 20-1

Event
1915

Hetta Empson, artist

Birth