Birthdays/Anniversaries

RSS Today in History

  • Today in History for 18th July 2018
    Historical Events 1915 - Second Battle of Isonzo begins and ends with over 80,000 casualties 1944 - Arne Andersson runs world record 1 mile (4:01.6) 1954 - Cards losing 8-1 to Phillies begin stalling in 5th, they forfeit game 1976 - Stockhausens "Sirius" premieres in NYC 1986 - Royals announce that manager Dick Howser, 50, […]

RSS Famous Birthdays

  • Famous Birthdays for 18th July 2018
    1821 - Pauline Garcia-Viardot, French mezzo-soprano and composer (d. 1910) 1871 - Giacomo Balla, Italian painter (Dog at a Rope) 1913 - Jan Slot, Dutch mayor (Eethen/Hardenberg/Ede) 1918 - Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid activist, political prisoner (1962-90) and South African President (1994-99), born in Mvezo, Umtatu, South Africa (d. 2013) 1938 - Dudu Pukwana, [Mtutuzel], South […]