Today in History Historical Events for 18th December 2017 <p><b><a href="">1118</a></b> - Alfonso van Aragon occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden<br> <b><a href="">1352</a></b> - Etienne Aubert elected as Pope Innocentius VI<br> <b><a href="">1385</a></b> - Peace of Tournai (Dutch - Doornik) signed between the Burgundian Duke Philip II and the rebellious city of Ghent<br> <b><a href="">1621</a></b> - English parliament accept unanimously, Protestation<br> <b><a href="">1796</a></b> - 1st US newspaper to appear on Sunday (Baltimore Monitor)<br> <b><a href="">1917</a></b> - The 18th Amendment, authorizing prohibition of alcohol, is approved by the US congress and sent to the states for ratification<br> <b><a href="">1944</a></b> - Nazi occupiers of Amsterdam destroy electricity plants<br> <b><a href="">1962</a></b> - Dmitri Shostakovitch's 13th Symphony premieres in Moscow<br> <b><a href="">1971</a></b> - People United To Save Humanity (PUSH) formed by Jesse Jackson in Chicago<br> <b><a href="">2012</a></b> - The Seleka rebel coalition kills 15 people during its capture of Bria, the Central African Republic</p> <p><a href="">More Historical Events &raquo;</a></p><img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 05:03:02 Z 2017-12-18 05:03 +00:00 2017-12-17 23:03 -06:00