Next Year's News 2018

(previously known as The Date-A-Base Book)
(11th annual edition)


Over 5,000 newsworthy and notable anniversaries that will occur between January and December 2018

including significant historic events,
inventions, discoveries, births and deaths

The ideal reference book for ...

Writers
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TV and radio producers
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What's in it?

Details of over 5,000 historic anniversaries that will occur during 2018
Covers January to December 2018
Anniversaries are listed months in advance so you have time to write about them before they happen
Includes anniversaries from the UK, USA, and worldwide
Specially formatted for ease of use
Every entry has been cross-checked with Encyclopaedia Britannica and other official sources for complete accuracy


What you can use it for

magazine articles
newspaper articles
TV and radio features
short stories
novels
non-fiction books
screenplays
poems
event planning
speeches
setting quiz questions
education and training ideas
advertising features
and much more

Just one single article sale will pay for your copy of Next Year's News 2018 many times over.

 

Sample page

JANUARY 2018

The first column Ann. means Anniversary - for example, the 1000th anniversary of the event.

Ann.
Date
Event
1000
30 Jan 1018
The Peace of Bautzen ended a series of Polish-German wars.
900
21 Jan 1118
Death of Pope Paschal II.
Succeeded by Gelasius II on 24th January.
400
1 Jan 1618
?
Birth of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spanish Baroque artist.
Particularly known for his religious paintings, though he also painted everyday portraits of contemporary life at that time.
(Baptised on this date. Born in late December 1617.)
400
4 Jan 1618
Francis Bacon became Lord Chancellor of England.
300
7 Jan 1718
Birth of Israel Putnam, ('Old Put'), American army general in the American Revolutionary War. Noted for his formidable strength and bravery. He fought with distinction at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
300
29 Jan 1718
Birth of Paul Rabaut, French Protestant minister and reformer.
Leader of the Huguenots.
250
1 Jan 1768
or 1767?
Birth of Maria Edgeworth, British-Irish realist writer.
Known for her stories for children, and for her novels about Irish life.
250
7 Jan 1768
Birth of Joseph Bonaparte, King of Naples and Sicily (1806-08),
King of Spain (1808-13). Brother of Napoleon.
250
10 Jan 1768
Death of Charles Cressent, renowned French cabinet maker and sculptor.
250
28 Jan 1768
Birth of Frederick VI, King of Denmark (1808-39)
and Norway (1808-14).
200
2 Jan 1818
The Institution of Civil Engineers was founded in London.
200
14 Jan 1818
Birth of Zacharias (or Zachris) Topelius, Finnish historical novelist, journalist and historian whose works are regarded as classics of Finnish literature. (He wrote in Swedish.)
200
17 Jan 1818
Birth of Sir Antoine-Aimé Dorion, Joint Premier of the Province of Canada (1858, 1863-64).
200
28 Jan 1818
Birth of George S. Boutwell, American statesman.
U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1869-73).
175
2 Jan 1843
Wagner's opera The Flying Dutchman was first performed, in Germany.
175
3 Jan 1843
Gaetano Donizetti's opera Don Pasquale was first performed, in France.
175
10 Jan 1843
Birth of Frank James, notorious American outlaw.
Brother of Jesse James.
175
11 Jan 1843
Death of Francis Scott Key, American lawyer and poet who wrote the lyrics to the U.S. national anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner.
175
29 Jan 1843
Birth of William McKinley, 25th President of the United States.
175
31 Jan 1843
The Virginia Minstrels, the first minstrel show in the USA, premièred in New York City.
150
3 Jan 1868
Birth of Franz Cumont, Belgian archaeologist, philologist and historian. Particularly noted for his studies of Roman pagan cults and the impact of Eastern religions on the Roman Empire.
150
3 Jan 1868
Death of Moritz Hauptmann, German violinist, composer, music theorist and teacher.
150
8 Jan 1868
Birth of Sir Frank Dyson, British Astronomer Royal (1910-33).
His observations during the 1919 solar eclipse helped support Einstein's theory of general relativity. He also introduced the Greenwich time signal 'pips'.

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