18th of August

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The August 18 is the 230th day of the Gregorian calendar (the 231st in leap years ), thus remain 135 days by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

1690: Battle of Staffarda
1807: Jérôme Bonaparte as King of Westphalia
1896: Announcement of the BGB in the Reich Law Gazette
1988: George Bush

economy

1959: The Mini

science and technology

1933: The Volksempfänger, type VE301W
1969: The Eye of Storm Debbie

Culture

religion

Disasters

1843: The opera is on fire
Fire in Thessaloniki in 1917
  • 1917 : The major fire in Thessaloniki begins. The flames can only be finally extinguished on the following day. 32 percent of the city will be destroyed, around 70 percent of jobs will be destroyed by the fire. Thousands of people are left homeless.
1993: The Chapel Bridge in Lucerne

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

  • 1902 : The Grazer Athletik-Sport-Club ( GAC ) is founded in the Grazer Stieglbräu , and over 100 years later it becomes the Austrian football champion under the name GAK .

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

18th century

19th century

1801-1850

Franz Joseph I (* 1830)

1851-1900

Eusebius Mandyczewski (* 1857)
Tilla Duriex
(* 1880)
Walther Funk (* 1890)

20th century

1901-1925

Caspar Weinberger
(* 1917)
Brian Aldiss (born 1925)

1926-1950

Luc Montagnier (* 1932)

1951-1975

Patrick Swayze (* 1952)
Harald Schmidt (* 1957)
Felipe Calderón (* 1962)
Edward Norton (* 1969)

1976-2000

Selena Silver (* 1979)
Mika (* 1983)

Died

Before the 17th century

17th and 18th centuries

19th century

20th century

1901-1950

Ernst Thälmann († 1944)

1951-2000

Leonhard Frank († 1961)

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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