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Dec 18, 1916

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Events:


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History Facts:


18-12-1737 Antonio Stradivari violin maker dies
18-12-1787 NJ becomes 3rd state
18-12-1813 British take Fort Niagara in the War of 1812
18-12-1849 William Bond obtains 1st photograph of moon through a telescope
18-12-1865 13th Amendment ratified slavery abolished
18-12-1898 Auto speed record set -- 63 kph
18-12-1915 Pres Wilson widowed the year before marries Edith Bolling Galt
18-12-1932 Chicago Bears beat Portsmouth Spartans 9-0 in 1st NFL playoff game
18-12-1945 Uruguay joined UN
18-12-1956 Japan admitted to the UN
18-12-1958 1st test project of Signal Communications by Orbiting Relay Equip
18-12-1958 1st voice from space: recorded Christmas message by Eisenhower
18-12-1958 Niger gains autonomy within French Community (National Day)
18-12-1961 India annexes Portuguese colonies of Goa Damao & Diu
18-12-1965 Borman & Lovell Splash down in Atlantic ends 2 week Gemini VII
18-12-1969 Britain abolished death penalty
18-12-1971 1st Candlelight Processional
18-12-1971 Diana Lynn dies at 45
18-12-1972 US began its heaviest bombing of North Vietnam
18-12-1973 Soyuz 13 launched into earth orbit for 8 days
18-12-1974 SF Visitors Center at City Hall opens
18-12-1980 Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin suffered a fatal heart attack at 76
18-12-1985 UN Security Council unanimously condemns `acts of hostage-taking'

Famous Birthdays:


18-12-1707 Charles Wesley, cofounder of Methodist movement
18-12-1709 Elizabeth, empress of Russia (to Peter the Great and Catherine I)
18-12-1779 Joseph Grimaldi, English pantomimist, "greatest clown in history"
18-12-1786 Carl Maria von Weber, German Romantic composer
18-12-1861 Edward MacDowell, composer
18-12-1879 Paul Klee, Swiss abstract painter
18-12-1886 Ty Cobb, played in 3000 games, batted .367, stole 892 bases
18-12-1888 Robert Moses, power broker (built Long Island & NYC parks & roads)
18-12-1890 Edwin Armstrong, radio pioneer (invented FM)
18-12-1910 Abe Burrows, Broadway impresario
18-12-1913 Willy Brandt, (SD), chancellor of West Germany (1969-74) (Nobel '71)
18-12-1916 Betty Grable, in St Louis
18-12-1917 Lynn Bari, Actress
18-12-1917 Ossie Davis
18-12-1927 Ramsey Clark, Attorney General
18-12-1934 Boris V. Volynov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 5, 21)
18-12-1943 Keith Richard, singer (Rolling Stones)
18-12-1947 Steven Spielberg, director (Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Arc)
18-12-1950 Leonard Maltin, Movie reviewer

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 1916-12-18
Argentina, Bahrain, Barbados, Bolivia, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe : 18-12-1916
Federated States of Micronesia : 12-18-1916
Australia, Belize : 18-12-1916 or 12-18-1916
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1916-12-18 or 18-12-1916
Albania : 1916-12-18 or 18/12/1916
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 18/12/1916
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 18.12.1916
Austria : 18.12.1916 or 18.12.16 or 18. December 1916 or 18. December 16
Bangladesh : 18-12-16 or 16-12-18
Belgium : 18-12-1916
Turkmenistan : 18.12.1916 or 18.12.16
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 18. 12. 1916. or 18. December 1916.
Czech Republic : 18. 12. 1916 or 18. December 1916
Cambodia : 1916-12-18 or 18-12-1916
Canada : 18-12-1916 or 1916 12 18 or 18/12/16 or Dec/18/1916 or Dec 18, 1916 or December 18, 1916 or December-18-16 or 1916-12-18 or 18 December 1916
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1916-12-18
Denmark : 18-12-1916 or 18-12-16 or 1916-12-18 or 19161218 or 18. December 1916 or 18/12-16 or 18/12-1916
Estonia : 18.12.1916 or 18. December 1916
Finland, Serbia : 18.12.1916 or 18. December 1916
France, Ireland : 18/12/1916 or 18-12-1916
Germany : 18.12.16 or 18.12.1916 or 1916-12-18 or 18. December 1916
Hong Kong : 18/12/16 or 18/12/1916 or 1916/12/18
Hungary : 1916. 12. 18.
India : 18-12-1916 or 19161218 or 1916 12 18 or 1916-12-18
Iran : 1916/12/18 or 16/12/18 or 1916-12-18 or 18 December 1916
Kazakhstan : 1916.18.12 or 18.12.1916 or 18.12.16
Kenya : 16/12/18 or 18/12/1916 or 12/18/1916
Korea : 1916.12.18 or 1916/12/18
Latvia : 18.12.1916 or 1916.12.18
Luxembourg : 18/12/1916 or 18.12.1916
Maldives : th 1916f December, 1916 or 18.12.1916 or 18.12.16 or 18/12/16 or 18/12/1916 or 18-12-16 or 18-12-1916
Mongolia : 1916.12.18
Montenegro : 18.12.1916
Netherlands : 18-12-16 or 18-12-1916 or 18 December 16 or 18 December 1916
Nigeria : 18/12/16
Norway : 18.12.1916 or 181216 or 1916-12-18 or 18/12-16
Pakistan, Spain : 18/12/16 or 18/12/1916
Philippines : December 18, 1916 or 18-12-1916
Portugal : 18/12/1916 or 18-12-1916 or 1916-12-18
Poland : 18.12.1916
Romania : 18.12.1916 or 18-Dec-1916
Russia : 18.12.1916 or 18.12.16
Saudi Arabia : 18/12/1916 or 12/18/1916
Slovakia : 18. 12. 1916
Slovenia : 1916.12.18 or 18.12.1916 or 18. December 1916
South Africa : 1916-12-18 or 18/12/16
Sweden : 1916-12-18 or 18/12 1916 or 18/12 -16 or 18.12.1916
Ukraine : 18.12.16 or 18.12.1916 or 18/12/1916
United States of America : 12/18/16 or 12/18/1916 or 18 December 1916 or 18 Dec 1916 or 1916-12-18
Uzbekistan : 18.12.1916 or 18/12 1916

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