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This day in history - January 18.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, January 18, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on January 18 were connected with events relating to the Marriage of King Henry VII to Elizabeth of York, Arrival at Botany Bay of the First Ships of the First Fleet , Proclamation of William I of Germany as Kaiser Wilhelm, Birth of English Author A. A. Milne, First Landing of a Fixed Wing Aircraft on a Ship, Death of Rudyard Kipling, Debut of the First African-Canadian National Hockey League Player, Sentencing of the Boston Strangler, Arrest of the Washington DC Mayor Marion Barry and Unveiling of the Airbus 380. Many famous people were associated with these important events including King Henry VII, Elizabeth York, Arthur Phillip, William I, A. A. Milne, Eugene Burton Ely, Rudyard Kipling, Willie Eldon O'Ree, Albert Henry DeSalvo, Marion Barry, Hazel Diane Moore and Tony Blair, Jacques Chirac, Gerhard Schroeder.

Marriage of King Henry VII to Elizabeth of York - January 18, 1486: On this day in history, January 18, 1486, momentous events took place today in London, England, with regard to the Marriage of King Henry VII to Elizabeth of York. King Henry VII married his third cousin, Elizabeth of York, at Westminster, London on January 18, 1486. The marriage unified the warring houses of York and Lancaster. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 18, 1486 were King Henry VII, Elizabeth York. Facts on this day in History January 18: Events on this day in history: Marriage of King Henry VII to Elizabeth of York *** Date: January 18, 1486 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 15th Century *** This day in history ***

Arrival at Botany Bay of the First Ships of the First Fleet - January 18, 1788: On this day in history, January 18, 1788, significant events took place today in New South Wales, Australia, respecting the Arrival at Botany Bay of the First Ships of the First Fleet . The First Fleet, consisting of eleven ships, was a fleet carrying convicts from England to found a penal colony in Australia. The first ship, Supply, arrived on January 18, 1788. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 18, 1788 were Arthur Phillip. Facts on this day in History January 18: Events on this day in history: Arrival at Botany Bay of the First Ships of the First Fleet *** Date: January 18, 1788 *** Place: New South Wales, Australia *** Category: Crime *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Proclamation of William I of Germany as Kaiser Wilhelm - January 18, 1789: On this day in history, January 18, 1789, momentous events took place today in Versailles, France, with regard to the Proclamation of William I of Germany as Kaiser Wilhelm. Having become German Emperor on January 1, 1871, William I accepted the title of Kaiser Wilhelm on Janary 18, 1871.. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 18, 1789 were William I. Facts on this day in History January 18: Events on this day in history: Proclamation of William I of Germany as Kaiser Wilhelm *** Date: January 18, 1789 *** Place: Versailles, France *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Birth of English Author A. A. Milne - January 18, 1882: On this day in history, January 18, 1882, important events took place today in London, England, in respect of the Birth of English Author A. A. Milne. Alan Alexander Milne, (A. A. Milne) was born on January 18, 1882, in Kilburn, London, and attended Trinity College, Cambridge. Milne was a playwright and poet, however the massive success of his Winnie-the-Pooh books eclipsed his other works. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 18, 1882 were A. A. Milne. Facts on this day in History January 18: Events on this day in history: Birth of English Author A. A. Milne *** Date: January 18, 1882 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Literature *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First Landing of a Fixed Wing Aircraft on a Ship - January 18, 1911: On this day in history, January 18, 1911, important events took place today in San Francisco Bay, USA, surrounding the First Landing of a Fixed Wing Aircraft on a Ship. On January 18. 1911, aviation pioneer Eugene Burton Ely became the first person to land a fixed wing aircraft on a ship. Ely had flown from San Bruno in California and successfully landed on USS Pennsylvania in San Francisco Bay. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 18, 1911 were Eugene Burton Ely. Facts on this day in History January 18: Events on this day in history: First Landing of a Fixed Wing Aircraft on a Ship *** Date: January 18, 1911 *** Place: San Francisco Bay, USA *** Category: Aviation *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Death of Rudyard Kipling - January 18, 1936: On this day in history, January 18, 1936, crucial events took place today in London, England, relating to the Death of Rudyard Kipling. (Joseph) Rudyard Kipling died of a perforated duodenal ulcer at the age of 70. Best known for his fictional stories such as, The Jungle Book and Kim, he was awarded Nobel Prize in Literature in 1942. His ashes are buried alongside Charles Dickens in Poets Corner, Westminster Abbey. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 18, 1936 were Rudyard Kipling. Facts on this day in History January 18: Events on this day in history: Death of Rudyard Kipling *** Date: January 18, 1936 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Literature *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Debut of the First African-Canadian National Hockey League Player - January 18, 1958: On this day in history, January 18, 1958, significant events took place today in Boston, Massachusetts, respecting the Debut of the First African-Canadian National Hockey League Player. William Eldon O'Ree became the First African-Canadian National Hockey League Player, when he played for the Boston Bruins against the Montreal Canadiens. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 18, 1958 were Willie Eldon O'Ree. Facts on this day in History January 18: Events on this day in history: Debut of the First African-Canadian National Hockey League Player *** Date: January 18, 1958 *** Place: Boston, Massachusetts *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Sentencing of the Boston Strangler - January 18, 1967: On this day in history, January 18, 1967, crucial events took place today in Boston, Massachusetts, relating to the Sentencing of the Boston Strangler. On January 18, 1967, Albert Henry DeSalvo, who claimed to be the Boston Strangler, was found guilty of assaulting and robbing four women in Connecticut. DeSalvo was jailed for life but not charged with any of the crimes of the Boston Strangler. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 18, 1967 were Albert Henry DeSalvo. Facts on this day in History January 18: Events on this day in history: Sentencing of the Boston Strangler *** Date: January 18, 1967 *** Place: Boston, Massachusetts *** Category: Crime *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Arrest of the Washington DC Mayor Marion Barry - January 18, 1990: On this day in history, January 18, 1990, important events took place today in Washington DC, USA, surrounding the Arrest of the Washington DC Mayor Marion Barry. Washington DC Mayor, Marion Barry, was arrested at the Vista Hotel with, FBI Informant Hazel Diane Moore, for the possession and use of crack cocaine. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 18, 1990 were Marion Barry, Hazel Diane Moore. Facts on this day in History January 18: Events on this day in history: Arrest of the Washington DC Mayor Marion Barry *** Date: January 18, 1990 *** Place: Washington DC, USA *** Category: Crime *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Unveiling of the Airbus 380 - January 18, 2005: On this day in history, January 18, 2005, important events took place today in Toulouse, France, in respect of the Unveiling of the Airbus 380. On January 18, 2005 the Airbus 380 was unveiled in Toulouse, France. The unveiling was attended by such European leaders as, Tony Blair, Jacques Chirac and Gerhard Schroeder. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 18, 2005 were Tony Blair, Jacques Chirac, Gerhard Schroeder. Facts on this day in History January 18: Events on this day in history: Unveiling of the Airbus 380 *** Date: January 18, 2005 *** Place: Toulouse, France *** Category: Aviation *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

This day in history - January 18

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