December 18th

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The December 18 is the 352nd day of the Gregorian calendar (the 353rd in leap years ), thus remain 13 days to the year.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

1644: Queen Christina I.
1925: António Maria da Silva
1999: Chandrika Kumaratunga
2005: The Darfur region

economy

1884: Svenska Dagbladet (title page)

science and technology

1966: Epimetheus

Culture

1892: Original cast of the nutcracker
1901: Pergamon Museum; built athena temple

religion

Disasters

  • 1878 : The French passenger steamer Byzantin collides with the British steamship Rinaldo in hurricane-like weather at the entrance to the Dardanelles and capsizes. About 150 people die.
  • 1944 : In Typhoon Cobra , three destroyers of the US Navy sink off the island of Luzon in the Philippines , 28 other ships are partly badly damaged, 146 aircraft are destroyed and 790 dead are mourned.
  • 1995 : After taking off from Jamba , Angola, a Lockheed L-188 Electra of the Congolese Trans Service Airlift crashes with 144 people on board, only three of whom survive. The aircraft was overloaded by around 40 people.

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

nature and environment

1971: Capitol Reef National Park

Sports

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

Joseph John Thomson (* 1856)

1851-1900

Paul Klee (* 1879)

20th century

1901-1925

Willy Brandt (* 1913)

1926-1950

Keith Richards (* 1943)
Steven Spielberg (born 1946)

1951-1975

Brad Pitt (born 1963)

1976-2000

Katie Holmes (* 1978)

21st century

Died

Before the 16th century

Antonio Stradivari († 1737)
Johann Gottfried von Herder († 1803)

16th to 18th century

19th century

20th century

1901-1975

1976-2000

Konrad Zuse († 1995)

21st century

Václav Havel († 2011)

Holidays and memorial days

  • National holidays
  • Church memorial days
    • St. Wunibald , Anglo-Saxon messenger of faith in Franconia, abbot in Heidenheim (Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox)
    • St. Willibald von Eichstätt , Anglo-Saxon bishop and messenger of faith in today's Germany (Protestant, the Catholic day of remembrance is on July 7th )
    • St. Gatianus , Bishop (Catholic)
    • Mary expectation (catholic)

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


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