July 18th

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The July 18 is the 199th day of the Gregorian calendar (200th in leap years ), thus remain 166 days by year end.

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Events

Politics and world events

1658: Leopold I.
1879: Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld

economy

1905: Lome train station

science and technology

1877: Edison with a cylinder phonograph
Planetarium Jena 1926
  • 1926 : The Jena Planetarium is opened. At the time the fourth of its kind in the world, it is now the oldest that is still in operation.
  • 1938 : Due to a "navigation error", the aviation pioneer Douglas Corrigan lands in Ireland instead on his flight from New York to California. He is nicknamed "Wrong Way" for this Atlantic flight.
  • 1942 : The world's first operational jet fighter, the Me 262 , makes its maiden flight.
  • 1952 : The German Fulbright Commission is founded. It allows the Fulbright program on scholarship students and academics to study in the United States and vice versa in Germany.
1966: Start of Gemini 10

Culture

1937: Adolf Hitler at the opening of the 1st Great German Art Exhibition

society

religion

Disasters

1909: The Berlin catastrophe
1976: The Elbe Lateral Canal near Artlenburg

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

Sports

1897: Henri Desgrange at the opening of the Parc des Princes

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics . Entries on football world championship games can be found in the sub-pages of football world championships . The same is true for European football championships .

Born

Before the 17th century

Maria Antonia Walpurgis, Electress of Saxony (* 1724)
Christian Gottlob Hammer (* 1779)

17th and 18th centuries

19th century

1801-1850

Elizabeth Gould (* 1804)
William Makepeace Thackeray (* 1811)
Hendrik Antoon Lorentz (* 1853)

1851-1900

20th century

1901-1925

Andrei Andrejewitsch Gromyko (* 1909)
Nelson Mandela (* 1918)

1926-1950

James Brolin (born 1940)

1951-1975

Anne-Marie Johnson (* 1960)
Joachim Llambi (* 1964)
Vin Diesel (* 1967)

1976-2000

Anna Fischer (* 1986)

21st century

Died

Caravaggio
(† 1610)
Dorothea Maria von Anhalt († 1617)
Jane Austen
(† 1817)
Benito Juárez
(† 1872)
Lady Jane Franklin († 1875)
Lydia Becker († 1890)

Before the 17th century

17th and 18th centuries

19th century

20th century

1901-1950

1951-2000

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

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

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