On This Day in History

Today in History for Thursday 18th September 2014

Our today in history archives contain 200,000 events, birthdays, weddings, divorces and deaths.

Historical Events

Events 1 - 6 of 201

1739 - Turkey & Austria sign peace treaty-Austria cedes Belgrade to Turks
1811 - British expeditionary army conquerors Dutch Indies
1812 - Fire in Moscow destroys 90% of houses & 1,000 churchs
1873 - Government bond agent Jay Cooke & Co collapses, causing panic on Wall St, the start of the panic of 1873 and the Long depression
1914 - Irish Home Rule bill receives Royal assent
1976 - Mao Zedong's funeral takes place in Beijing.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 198

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 5 of 12

1907 - Author Arthur Conan Doyle (48) weds Jean Elizabeth Leckie
1920 - Tennis player champion Molla Mallory (36) weds stock broker Franklin Mallory
1922 - Nurse Margaret Sanger (43) weds James Noah Henry Slee in Bloomsbury, London
1955 - Actress-singer Debbie Reynolds (23) weds singer Eddie Fisher (27)
1955 - Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara (27) weds Peruvian economist Hilda Gadea (34) in Mexico

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 1 of 1

1969 - Actor Rod Taylor (39) divorces model Mary Hilem after 5 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 97

Tomorrow's Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 3 of 223


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