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December 18 Historical Events

The following events took place on December 18. The list is arranged in chronological order.

Found 40 events. Showing 1 - 20.

  • 218 BC
    Second Punic War: Battle of the Trebia – Hannibal’s Carthaginian forces defeat those of the Roman Republic.
  • 1271
    Kublai Khan renames his empire “Yuan” (ࠠ3; yuán), officially marking the start of the Yuan dynasty of Mongolia and China.
  • 1622
    Portuguese forces score a military victory over the Kingdom of Kongo at the Battle of Mbumbi in present-day Angola.
  • 1655
    The Whitehall Conference ends with the determination that there was no law preventing Jews from re-entering England after the Edict of Expulsion of 1290.
  • 1688
    The inhabitants of Derry shut the city gates against the Irish Army of James II.
  • 1777
    The United States celebrates its first Thanksgiving, marking the recent victory by the Americans over British General John Burgoyne in the Battle of Saratoga in October.
  • 1787
    New Jersey becomes the third state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
  • 1793
    Surrender of the frigate La Lutine by French Royalists to Lord Samuel Hood; renamed HMS Lutine, she later becomes a famous treasure wreck.
  • 1865
    US Secretary of State William Seward proclaims the adoption of the Thirteenth Amendment, prohibiting slavery throughout the United States.
  • 1867
    The Angola Horror train wreck occurred.
  • 1878
    John Kehoe, the last of the Molly Maguires is executed in Pennsylvania.
  • 1878
    The Al-Thani family become the rulers of the state of Qatar
  • 1888
    Richard Wetherill and his brother in-law discover the ancient Indian ruins of Cliff Palace in Mesa Verde.
  • 1892
    Premiere performance of The Nutcracker by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
  • 1898
    Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat sets the first officially recognized land speed record of 39.245 mi/h in a Jeantaud electric car
  • 1900
    The Upper Ferntree Gully to Gembrook, Victoria Narrow-gauge (2 ft 6 in or 762 mm) Railway (now the Puffing Billy Railway) in Victoria, Australia is opened for traffic.
  • 1912
    The Piltdown Man, later discovered to be a hoax, is announced by Charles Dawson.
  • 1916
    World War I: The Battle of Verdun ends when German forces under Chief of staff Erich von Falkenhayn are defeated by the French, and suffer 337,000 casualties.
  • 1917
    The resolution containing the language of the Eighteenth Amendment to enact Prohibition is passed by the United States Congress.
  • 1932
    The Chicago Bears defeat the Portsmouth Spartans in the first NFL Championship Game.

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