Historical Events In February - 18
Monday, 06 July 2020
1962 On February - 18 france & Algerian Moslems negotiate truce to end 7 year war
1963 On February - 18 monte Blue, silent film actor (Apache), dies of heart attack at 73
1964 Papandreou government takes power in Greece on this day in history.
1965 27 copper miners die in avalanche, Granduc Mountain British Columbia on this day in history.
1965 Gambia gains independence on February - 18.
1965 On February - 18 gambia gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1966 Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94 on this day in history.
1967 Manuel Palau Boix, composer, dies at 74 on February - 18.
1968 On this day in history 10,000 demonstrators against US in Vietnam War in West-Berlin
1968 On this day in history 10th Winter Olympics games close at Grenoble, France
1968 On February - 18 david Gilmour joins rock group Pink Floyd
1968 Sigurd Erixon, etnologist (Atlas "ver Svensk Folkkultur), dies at 79 on February - 18.
1969 PLO-attack El-Al plane in Zurich Switzerland on this day in history.
1969 On February - 18 dragisa Cvetkovic, Serbian premier of (Yugoslavia 1939-4.), dies at 76
1970 The Chicago Seven are found innocent of conspiring to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic national convention on this day in history.
1970 US President Nixon launches "Nixon-doctrine" on February - 18.
1970 On February - 18 desiderius A Stracke, Flemish jesuit/literature historian, dies at 94
1972 A report suggested that alcohol abuse was the nation's biggest problem on this day in history.
1972 On this day in history california Supreme Court abolishes death penalty
1972 On February - 18 giulio Andreotti sworn in as premier of Italy
1972 On this day in history john & Yoko end a week of co-hosting Mike Douglas Show
1973 On February - 18 54-kg octopus measuring 7 meter across captured in Hood Canal, Washington
1973 Franc Costello, US gangster, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1974 On February - 18 nASA launches Italian satellite San Marcos C-2 (235/843 km)
1975 2nd American Music Award on this day in history.
1975 On this day in history italy broadens abortion law
1975 Chivu Stoica, [Stoica Chivu), premier of Romania (1955-61), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1976 On this day in history anton Betzner, writer, dies at 81
1977 George Harrison releases "True Love" on February - 18.
1977 On February - 18 the first space shuttle, Enterprise, makes its maiden flight (carried atop a Boeing 747), over the Mojave Desert.
1978 The first Iron Man Triathlon (swim, bike ride, marathon) held, Kona HI on February - 18.
1979 -52º F (-47º C), Old Forge NY (state record) on this day in history.
1979 On February - 18 miniseries "Roots The Next Generations" premieres on ABC TV
1979 On this day in history nASA launches space vehicle S-202