September 18 in History – What happened on 18 September in Past

✅ Published on September 18th, 2019 in September in History

18 September - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on September 18, the day number in a year is 261 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 262. September 18 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

September 18 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
14Tiberius, one of Rome's greatest generals,succeeded his stepfather Augustus as Roman emperor.
324Constantine the Great decisively defeated Licinius in the Battleof Chrysopolis, establishing Constantine's sole control over the RomanEmpire, and ending the Tetrarchy.
1180Philip Augustus became King of France.
1717The first known Druid revival ceremony was held by John Toland in London, at the Equinox of Autumn, at Pratheros Hill.
1769John Harris of Boston, Massachusetts created the first spinet piano.
1809The second theatre of the Royal Opera House in London openedafter a fire destroyed the original theatre one year earlier.
1810Chile declared independence from Spain.
1812The fire in Moscow burned 75 percent of the city, killing 12,000 people.
1821Amherst College established in Massachusetts.
1842The first edition of the Pittsburgh Post-Gadget was published.
1851The New York Times, the largest metropolitan newspaper in theUnited States, was founded.
1851The New York Times newspaper began publication.
1873Panic of 1873-The American bank Jay Cooke & Company declaredbankruptcy, setting off a chain reaction of bank failures.
1879The Blackpool Illuminations in the English seaside town ofBlackpool, billed as 'the greatest free light show on earth', wereswitched on for the first time.
1889Hull House, the United States' most influentialsettlement house, opened in Chicago.
1891Riete Maxwell said the first white woman became an Indian chief.
1895Daniel David Palmer gave the first chiropractic adjustment todeaf janitor Harvey Lillard.
1910The city of Chile, after its independence from Spain, celebrated its centenary of independence.
1918World War I-The Central Powers' defeat in the Battle of Dobro Pole played a role in the Bulgarian withdrawal from the war and openedthe way for the subsequent liberation of Vardar Macedonia.
1919Women gained the right to vote in Holland.
1922Hungary joins League of Nations.
1926A cyclonic storm killed 250 people in Miami, USA.
1939The Nazi propaganda radio programme Germany Calling, with ahost nicknamed 'Lord Haw-Haw', began broadcasting to audiences in theUnited Kingdom and the United States.
1942Submarines from the US are winning the fight for supremacy in the Pacific Ocean. Yesterday they sank 4 more Japanese Ships and damaged another 4 Japanese Ships,
1947The National Security Act came into effect, establishing theUnited States Air Force as a separate branch of the U.S. military, aswell as the Central Intelligence Agency.
1947National Security Act passed.
1950Actress Shabana Azmi was born in Hyderabad.
1955The United Kingdom formally united the uninhabited island of Rockall.
1961En route to negotiate a ceasefire between Katanga troops andUnited Nations forces, the plane carrying UN Secretary-General DagHammarskjöld crashed under mysterious circumstances near Ndola inNorthern Rhodesia, killing him and 15 others on board.
1961The then Soviet Union conducted a nuclear test at Novaya Gemalya.
1967Nagaland adopted English as the official language.
1973Future President Jimmy Carter files a report with the National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena (NICAP). He claimed that he had witnessed an Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) in October.
1974Hurricane Fifi struck Honduras, destroying 182 towns andvillages in the first 24 hours, and ultimately causing over 8,000deaths.
1986For the first time female drivers from Mumbai flew a jet plane between Bombay and Goa.
1988Burma repealed its constitution.
1997The United States conducted an underground nuclear test called 'holog'.
1998The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a nonprofit organization that manages the assignment of domainnames and IP addresses in the Internet, was established.
2003Bus service started between Dhaka-Agartala.
2005Vice Admiral Thad Allen warns that New Orleans tap water is still unfit to drink. He cautions that Mayor Ray Nagin's encouragement of residents outside the French Quarter to return is 'extremely problematic' at this time.
2007An alleged meteorite impact in Peru leads to hundreds of nearby villagers falling ill from still unknown causes.
2008Pirates hijack a Greek bulk carrier with 25 crew aboard of the Coast of Somalia.
2009A methane gas build-up explodes more than a kilometer underground in the Wujek-Slask coal mine in Poland. The explosion killed twelve miners while injuring another thirty.
2010A large storm in New Zealand leaves 100,000 people without power. It also takes the roof off the massive Stadium Southland in Invercargill on the South Island.
2011In golf, Lexi Thompson of the United States becomes the youngest player to win a LPGA event winning the Navistar LPGA Classic at age 16.
2013Apple announces iOS 7; the seventh version of the company's mobile operating system. It comprises note worthy user interface changes and up gradations.
2014Ultra compact dwarf galaxy M60-UCD1 is disclosed to be the smallest known galaxy that comprises a super massive black hole at its center.
2016The Seventeenth Non-Aligned Movement Summit ended in Caracas, Venezuela.



Famous Birthdays of September 18 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1837Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos / Bishop / Portugal
1947Paul Seed / Director / Britain
1910Joseph F. Enright / Captain / United States of America
1876James Scullin / Politician / Australia
1925Dorothy Wedderburn / Academic / United Kingdom
1949Peter Shilton / Footballer / United Kingdom
1888Toni Wolff / Author / Switzerland
1949Mo Mowlam / Politician / United Kingdom
1955Keith Morris / Writer / United States of America
1923Bertha Wilson / Lawyer / Canada
1952Rick Pitino / Basketball Player / United States of America
1980Avi Strool / Footballer / Israel
1933Jimmie Rodgers / Writer / United States of America
1975Jason Sudeikis / Actor / United States of America
1812Herschel Vespasian Johnson / Politician / United States of America
1935John Spencer / Snooker Player / United Kingdom
1962Boris Said / Racing Car Driver / United States of America
1914Jack Cardiff / Director / United Kingdom
1942Şenes Erzik / Business Man / Turkey
1932Nikolay Rukavishnikov / Physicist / Russia
1970Darren Gough / Cricketer / United Kingdom
1976Gabriel Gervais / Footballer / Canada
1906Kaka Hathrasi / Poet / India
1959Ryne Sandberg / Baseball Player / United States of America
1958Malcolm Press / Academic / United Kingdom
1926Bob Toski / Golfer / United States of America
1643Gilbert Burnet / Historian / Scotland
1973Mark Shuttleworth / Business Man / United Kingdom
1893Arthur Benjamin / Pianist / Australia
1933Leonid Kharitonov / Singer / Russia

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