SEPTEMBER 18 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1809 – The Royal Opera House in London opened on the 18th day of September in 1809.

1837 – Tiffany and Co. (originally named Tiffany & Young) was founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and Teddy Young in New York City on the 18th day of September in 1837. The store was called a “stationery and fancy goods emporium”.

1851 –  The New York Times (originally named New-York Daily Times) was 1st published on the 18th day of September in 1851.

1870 – Old Faithful Geyser was observed and named by Henry D. Washburn during the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition to Yellowstone on the 18th day of September in 1870.

1919 – The Netherlands gave women the right to vote on the 18th day of September in 1919.

1971Jada Pinkett Smith the American actress married to Wil Smith was born on the 18th day of September in 1971.

1977 – Voyager I took the 1st photograph of the Earth and the Moon together on the 18th day of September in 1977.

1990 – Liechtenstein became a member of the United Nations on the 18th day of September in 1990.

1998 – ICANN was formed on the 18th day of September in 1998.

2012 ~ KATE & WiLLS won an injunction banning the topless pictures of Kate Middleton on the 18th day of September in 2012. A French court banned Closer magazine from any further publication or resale of the topless pictures of Prince William’s wife Catherine “Kate” Middleton. 

www.Closer magazine website Topless Kate Middleton published pixellated preview photos of sunbaking semi nude
www.Closer magazine website published Topless Kate Middleton pixellated preview photos of her sunbaking semi nude

Today in History for September 18th ~ video presented by the Associated Press… 

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