History – 18 January 2019

Important events of January 18

  • 336 – Saint Mark Catholic Pope was elected.
  • 1670 – Henry Morgan occupied Panamah.
  • 1691 – King William II of Britain traveled to the city of Thegg of the Netherlands.
  • 1701 – sitting on the throne of Bradenburg’s Frederick III Prussia.
  • 1778 – James Cook became the first European to discover ‘Hawaii archipelago’ His name was ‘Sandwich Island’.
  • 1782 – American politician Daniel Webster was born.
  • 1862 – Formation of the Arizona Confederate Area in the US
  • 1866 – ‘Wesley College, Melbourne was founded.
  • 1871 – Kaiser Wilhelm I and Otto von Bismarck established the second German Empire.
  • 1886 – The Hockey Association was formed in England. This day is seen as the birthday of modern hockey.
  • 1896 – The first exhibition of ‘X-ray machine’ was performed.
  • 1915 – There was an agreement between France, Russia and Britain during World War I, which is popularly known as the secret agreement.
  • 1919 – ‘Bentley Motors Limited’ was established.
  • 1930 – Rabindranath Tagore travels to Mahatma Gandhi’s Sabarmati Ashram
  • 1945 – Army of the Soviet Union reached the city of Poland in Kirkov and forced Germany to withdraw from there.
  • 1951 – A false machine that used to be used for the first time in the Netherlands.
  • 1952 – Anti-British riots spread in Egypt.
  • 1954 – Fanfani formed a government in Italy.
  • 1959 – Mahatma Gandhi’s ally, Meera Ben (Madeline Slade) left India.
  • 1960 – United States and Japan form a joint defense agreement.
  • 1963 – France advocates separation of Britain from European share market.
  • 1968 – US and Soviet Union agreed on the draft of a treaty to control nuclear weapons.
  • 1968 – The then Soviet Union conducted a nuclear test in eastern Kazakhstan.
  • 1974 – Israel and Egypt negotiate arms.
  • 1976 – France expels 40 Soviet officials from the country on charges of espionage
  • 1986 – Foreign nationals fleeing after tremendous struggle in Aden, the capital of Yemen
  • 1987 – In the meeting of representatives of 40 countries of the media in London, the struggle was declared united against the censorship.
  • 1989 – In Czechoslovakia millions of people demonstrate in support of independence and human rights.
  • 1991 – Eastern Airlines stopped for financial reasons
  • 1995 – Yahoo.com domain created
  • 1997 – India’s first electric car ‘Reva’ launched in Bengaluru.
  • 1997 – ‘Nafisa Joseph’ becomes ‘Miss India’.
  • 1999 – Nobel Prize Winner Pro. Amartya Sen was nominated for Bharat Ratna.
  • 2001 – After the assassination of Laurent Kavilah, his son assumed control of the Congo
  • 2002 – United States agrees to give state-of-the-art weapons
  • 2002 – Colin Powell said that India will negotiate only after taking action on the list of Pak militants.
  • 2002 – Ended civil war in Sierra Leone, West African country.
  • 2003 – Libya appointed Chairman of the United Nations Human Rights Commission
  • 2004 – India beat Australia by 19 runs in one-day cricket series
  • 2005 – Supreme Court recommends not allocating petrol pumps to MPs.
  • 2005 – The three prime ministers of the three Caribbean countries Trinidad-Tobago, Granada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines together offered political integration.
  • 2006 – Supreme Court stamps death on wish death in the United States.
  • 2008 – George Kluyen has been made UN peacekeeper.
  • 2008 – In the Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Mayawati, guidelines were approved for opening a private university.
  • 2008 – A volcano cracked in southern Colombia.
  • 2009 – ‘Second Administrative Reform Commission’ presented its recommendations to the government.
  • 2009 – Saurav Ganguly was awarded the ‘Bengal Cricket Association’ gold bat.

The person born on January 18

  • 1689 – French writer and philosopher Charl De Montescio was born.
  • 1782 – American politician Daniel Webster was born.
  • 1842 – Maharashtra’s great scholar Mahadev Govind Ranade was born.
  • 1852 – German biologist and researcher Frederick Lofer was born. With the help of one of his companions, he detected the cause of the disease called diphtheria.
  • 1927 – Veena player Sundaram Balachandran was born. / Death – 1990.
  • 1935 – Veer Bahadur Singh – Indian politician and politician.
  • 1942 – Boxer Muhammad Ali was born.
  • 1972 – Vinod Kambli – Cricket Player
  • 1978 – Aparna Popat – One of India’s Best Badminton Players
  • 1985 – Minissha Lamba – Bollywood Actress.

Death on January 18

  • 1947 – Famous Indian singer and actor Kundan Lal Sehgal passed away in Jalandhar.
  • 1955 – Saadat Hassan Manto – Famous storyteller, writer and journalist of India.
  • 1963 – Laxmi Narayan Sahu – Social worker and public worker of Orissa.
  • 1966 – Badrinath Prasad – Famous Mathematician of India.
  • 1996 – N. T. Ramaraw – politician and actor.
  • 2003 – Harivansh Rai Bachchan – Famous poet and writer of Hindi language passed away.
  • 2013 – Dulari – was an actress of Indian cinema.
  • 2007 – World’s oldest woman Julie Winfred Bertrand dies in Canada